How Ingmar Bergman Films Helped Me Grow Up in America
The self-regard that came with watching Bergman films helped me feel rich in something, for the first time since arriving in America.
PersonaWild StrawberriesThe Seventh Seal, Fanny and Alexander—Burnt by the SunEast/West
Gone with the Wind Requiem for a DreamDancer in the Dark
The Incredibly True Adventure of Two Girls in LoveThe Watermelon WomanHigh Art
Female PerversionsAimée & Jaguar
Aimée & Jaguar
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Wong Kar-wai’s films showed me how to navigate that liminal space between tenderness and loneliness, connection and alienation, East and West.
Our fathers may never know us the way we wish they would. And if we learned that ignorance is bliss, it’s because we learned it from them.
She is the page on which the story is written. Her body is a crime scene, and the victim of the crime, and the perpetrator of a crime, all at once.