“Sometimes I think people don’t understand how lonely it is to be a kid, like you don’t matter. So, I’m eight, and I have these toys, these dolls. My favorite is this ugly girl doll who I call Clementine, and I keep yelling at her, “You can’t be ugly! Be pretty!” It’s weird, like if I can transform her, I would magically change, too.”
“I have to believe in a world outside my own mind. I have to believe that my actions still have meaning, even if I can’t remember them. I have to believe that when my eyes are closed, the world’s still there.”
The Way is an inspirational and heart-warming film that focuses on the themes of loss, community, faith, and forgiveness.
This week’s microfilm topic was centred on the theme of ‘me’; and through this film I tried to capture the deeply personal headspace of sentimentality and longing for the past.
Detachment (2011) is an emotionally powerful drama and is filled with genuine characters whom explore the important themes that surface within an American high school environment.