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Video: The Dutch financial giant (and money launderer for Iran) ING paid to have a group of actors play out a dramatic reenactment of the events depicted in Rembrandt's classic painting The Night Watch, climaxing with a posed, framed tableau that re-created the painting itself.

I almost hate to say it, but I really enjoyed watching this. The Big Banks certainly have the money to throw around to pull it off. The Dutch financial giant (and money launderer for Iran) ING paid to have a group of actors play out a dramatic reenactment of the events depicted in Rembrandt's classic painting The Night Watch, climaxing with a posed, framed tableau that re-created the painting itself. Watch the actors charge around a Dutch shopping mall while the shoppers stand in amazement.

Via Cory Doctorow at BoingBoing.

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