JackRiddler » Fri Mar 27, 2020 10:40 am wrote:
Jeez, it's like you guys never saw Melancholia.
(A movie much on my mind these days, so I watched it again for the first time since the theater run. DO SO!)
It's the only Lars von Trier film I’ve watched all the way to the end, again and again. (But, I could never understand why the sisters Justine and Claire had such different accents—did Claire attend a more exclusive boarding school—where
?) One to watch now w/an eye to which of the three main characters viewer most identifies with, day to day, while facing possible doom. (Yesterday I felt most like Kiefer Sutherland’s ‘John’, but if I were still married to my second husband, he'd probably always be John and I’d mostly be ‘Claire’, switching sometimes to ‘Justine’ I when I got fed up with feeling so needy.)
If Justine just wanted to shut her boss up, a tagline for Coronavirus from Healthgrade's
is a bit easier on the eye/stomach/soul, etc...than The Road
The greatest sin is to be unconscious. ~ Carl Jung
We may not choose the parameters of our destiny. But we give it its content. ~ Dag Hammarskjold 'Waymarks'