Lucy Vickery

Spectator competition winners: filmericks

‘The Austrian scenes are aesthetic/ Von Trapp kids are cute but emetic…’ [Pictorial Press Ltd / Alamy Stock Photo]

In Competition No. 3257, you were invited to summarise a film in limerick form.

A nod to Ezra Haber Glenn, American academic, film reviewer and inventor of the filmerick. Here’s his take on Chloé Zhao’s 2020 Nomadland.

They may think that you don’t have a plan, When they see that you poop in a can,       But it’s them that did go mad,       You hard-working nomad: You’ve a home on the road in your van.

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