Friday, August 08, 2008

Friday 5

Friday 5

In Citizen Kane, the main character’s last word before dying is “Rosebud,” which is discovered later to be the name of a favorite childhood sled. The idea is that this rich, powerful, hated man, in his last moment, finds himself thinking of happy, innocent times. If the film were about your life, what word might you utter in similar sentiment?

"More Than". Long before the Insurance Company started using that phrase, we used it. We used it to convey love. How much? .... More Than.... Chocolate Chip Cookies, Daffodils, Meadows, Wild Turkey. There is no end to the ways I love More than. This applies to my Husband and my Kids. I love them all, More Than... Anything.

In Groundhog Day, the main character is forced to live the same day again and again until he has learned to love others and to love himself. If you found yourself in an endless loop, living one day repeatedly until you learned the lesson that was holding you back, what would that lesson be?

Don't believe that everything has to be good. Bad things have to happen in order for us to (a) learn from our mistakes, (b) appreciate the good things.

In Freaky Friday, a mother and daughter who have difficulty understanding each other find themselves each living the other’s life (occupying the other’s body and everything!). If this were to happen to you for similar reasons, whose body would you wake up in?

I think it would have to be my mum. I don't know how her mind works, but then I don't think she knows how mine works either. Would this be a good thing? I don't know - She'd just buggar off in my body doing mad Gran things....and I'd be off taking advantage of my senior years forcing people up off their seats for me.

In Raiders of the Lost Ark, Indiana Jones has to jump into an underground room filmed with the one thing that freaks him out: snakes. “Why did it have to be snakes?” he asks. If the movie were about you, what would you see in the underground room?

Do you have to ask???? EVIL TOMATOS

In Sideways, the main character is asked to explain his love for wine made from a certain grape. As he describes the grape, we realizes he is also describing himself, saying that it must be carefully tended and that it is easily damaged. If the film were about you, what passion (hobby, food, collectible, or activity, for example) would you describe and how would you describe it so that you were also describing yourself? *

I'd stick with the wine. My grape is outwardly strong, outgoing and lively, but inside hides a delicate and fragility which is slow to surface, but influences the outcome of the grapes destiny

Everyone see's me as mad outgoing livewire, but inside there is a me who battles to conquer extreme shyness and lack of confidence. Happier in my own small circle of friends and beside myself if presented with a large crowd of people with whom I have to mix.

1 comment:

  1. Oh! Your answer to #2 is so true! I've never believed that it's possible to always be happy because you never know what's going to happen. The closest to happiness is what you just said, we forgive but don't forget and we look forward to the next 'up' on our rollercoaster of life when we are 'down'. It's what makes life unpredictable and exciting. I've had lots of shit happen in my life but I wouldn't change anyone of it if I could (apart from loved ones dying, that's just horrific).

    Great answers! Haha your Freaky Friday one is funny ;) If I swapped with my mum I'd be really stuck, since she's Russian so would I be thinking in Russian if I'm in her body? I wouldn't understand anything if I were!