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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If we’re going to spend so much time with suicide in pop culture, I do believe we are owed an honest reckoning with what ideation is, as well as depictions that are truthful rather than dangerous.
Many times I could have said the same as Gawain, terrified in the face what was to come, “I’m not ready. I’m not ready yet.”