For the first time, it made me feel hopeless from the perspective of an Alzheimer's patient

Mable 2022-04-21 09:02:00

Last night, I opened the movie and fell asleep halfway through the movie, but I couldn't help watching it, and I felt depressed. When I woke up this morning, the emotions brought by the movie were still there, and I couldn't help it. I have seen some movies about Alzheimer's disease in my mind, but none of them are like this one. It makes me feel like I am standing from the patient's point of view to experience their depression. As the heroine said, "I would rather have cancer". When I was awake, I knew that I would lose my memory bit by bit, my cognitive ability, and my self-esteem bit by bit. And this is irreversible. When I was alive, I gradually lost myself, as if I had died, but I would occasionally wake up, knowing that I was a drag on my family, that I could not take care of myself in life, and that I had no dignity.

The dialogue that the daughter read at the end of the film, as the end, makes people think about what the soul is. Do diseases of the organs have different effects on the soul than diseases of the brain?
And what is the soul? Is it a substance? In the brain, or in the heart?
"When we get to 35,000 feet, we'll be in the stratosphere, in the perfect windless zone, we
'll even be in the ozone layer
. I've dreamed that we're going there, flying up the stratosphere, reaching the safe air,
in the ozone layer. Outer edge, those tattered pieces, worn like rags, scary
but I see something that only I see, because I have an amazing ability to see them
Souls are rising, from far below the earth The
souls who died of famine wars and plagues danced up
like reverse skydivers, spinning up with hands on hips,
these souls hold hands and feet against their feet to form a net,
the great net of souls The
souls are the trioxide atoms of the ozone layer , they are absorbed by the ozone layer and repaired and
nothing is gone forever
The world has a painful progress
that longs for us to leave behind and still dreams of moving on
at least I think"

After my daughter finished reading, she asked her mother, do you like what I read? What does the story say?
Alice, who lost her memory and could not speak clearly, said softly and diligently, "Love"

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  • Davonte 2021-12-01 08:01:26

    Aunt Moore's low-key, restrained and meticulous performance, Alice suffering from Alzheimer is strong and fragile. When you want to commit suicide, but forget it over and over again, the medicine is there. With a sound, the medicine fell on the ground, and even the thought was forgotten. The No. 1 seed of Chong'ao female protagonist is already an aunt.

  • Danielle 2022-04-02 09:01:02

    It's broken and danced, but Moore's performance is really good; before my grandmother died, she lost her behavior and language ability due to cerebral thrombosis for seven years. During this period, I also understood a lot of things in the family, so I feel that this film is still too strong in chicken soup.

Still Alice quotes

  • Dr. Alice Howland: I need something to read.

    Dr. John Howland: I thought you were reading Moby Dick.

    Dr. Alice Howland: Yeah, I was. But I got tired of reading the same page over and over again. I can't focus.

    Dr. John Howland: Well, that happens to me when I read Moby Dick too.

  • Dr. Alice Howland: When I was, um, a little girl, like, in second grade, my teacher told me butterflies don't live a long time. They live, like, a month. And I was so upset, and I went home, and I told my mother, and she said: "Yeah, but, you know, they have a nice life. They have a really beautiful life." So now it always makes me think about my mother's life, and my sister's life. And to a certain extent, you know, my own.