despair and pity

Carroll 2022-04-20 09:01:45

During the whole of a dull, dark soundless day
In

the autumn of that year, when the clouds hung oppressively low in
heaven

I had been passing alone on the horse's back
Through the Singularly, dreamy

tract in the country and at length found myself, as the shades of the evening drew Finally , when the night fell slowly, Within the view of melancholy House of Usher The cold scenery unfolded before my eyes. I know not how it was . But with the first glimpse of the building, a sense of insufferable gloom pervaded my spirit














I looked upon the scene before me the simple landscape features of the domain
On

the bleak walls, upon the white trunks of decayed trees
With

the utter depression souls There was an
iciness A sinking _ _ _ ' Henry said. I don't think it's a movie about saving, one person saving another person, that's a sanctimonious way of saying it. This movie seems to draw a beautiful arc in the air. It expresses a hopeless despair. It is strange that there is a kind of warmth in it, which makes me cry from the beginning to the end. , the defense line was completely defeated. Let me try to say what I feel. If you want to be saved, laugh hard and honestly, laugh at your own weaknesses, and laugh at the weaknesses of others, but remember, it has to be expressed in sincerity to be convincing and then start to reflect.


















When Henry first arrived in this class, a boy threw Henry's briefcase out in front of everyone in the class, and then looked at him with angry and drawn eyes, waiting for his embarrassed and helpless expression. , It's like a declaration of war, this boy wants to see what you can do with me, as if this is some kind of self-victory for the rebellious boy. But Henry didn't let him, he looked at him and smiled and said,
"Is this all you can do? You should know that the bag doesn't have any feelings. We are all fucked."

I like that honesty, no I hide my anger, but there is an understanding of the rogue and angry emotions in my words. I can't fully express my appreciation for this practice in my heart. I just feel a kind of honesty and strength.

From the beginning to the end of the film, Henry emphasizes one fact: I am truthful to myself. He wrote his daily despair and feelings in his diary, those broken words, ugly pictures, even I believe There are also some obscene words, all honest.

No one is perfect, and even a teacher, Henry would yell at the hospital nurse for not doing enough to take care of his demented grandfather. In fact, there was another reason why Henry lost control of his emotions. He hated his grandfather, even though he still loved him in his heart. This emotion made him trapped in a swamp and could not extricate himself. Henry's grandfather raped his mother. If it wasn't for his mother's protection, the young Henry might not have escaped his grandfather's clutches. His mother couldn't bear the ravages and committed suicide when Henry was 7 years old. The impact was huge for him, and the shadow had been lingering in his heart. Maybe so, Henry asked the students in a class if they ever had a feeling that "assimilate" and "ubiquitous" coexisted in their hearts, that is, you believe in the same thing, but you know very well that this kind of thing is a huge mistake. For example, you want to be beautiful, you want to be thin, and then you need to lose weight, and you need to experience something ugly and disgusting in your heart, and then you may break out of the cocoon and become a butterfly. This is a kind of contradictory belief.

This is very tormenting. Human society is living in this kind of contradictory torment. We all need to be rescued from this complex psychology, because we are not strong enough, so we divert our attention and find some simple and comfortable beliefs. I believe that everything will be beautiful, and that there will be no contradictions and ugliness in the process.

People who realize this are very desperate, but why do I say this movie is tender? Because it also has compassion for cowardly human nature, because people who realize this are also human, and there are many problems in daily life that cannot be solved, and they are also spiritually fragile. We are all lonely and dare not expect company. If the soul can have some sustenance, it is good. So we need a kind of compassion for each other. That, I think this movie has.

The company of Henry and the little girl has a little taste of Matilda and Leon in "This Killer Is Not Too Cold", but the emotions in Leon are cleaner and purer. The relationship between the killer and the girl is not at all in reality. Possibly, Henry's relationship with the girl in Detachment was ambiguous, so Henry insisted on sending the girl away. He might be afraid that he would become a beast like his grandfather. This kind of separation, of course, hurts people. After all, this emotion still has a kind of sincerity in it. Some people don't understand why after Meredith committed suicide, Henry went back to the problem girl and hugged each other. I think Henry was saving himself. To a certain extent, he wanted to let himself go. Like he said, from Disengage from the most complex parts of human nature and divert some of your attention.

Desperate and compassionate, the soul itself has weight, and this part of the film depicting human nature fascinates me.

Self-honesty is a salvation in itself.



(I think it's a bit too complicated to write. In the future, I should learn from Henry's "I can only do one thing at a time." It will be better.)




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  • Johanna 2022-03-28 09:01:04

    I come to school every day to see you spoil yourself. . Do you think you can be in a band and be a model? NO, in the end you'll just be fucked and thrown away. . . It was really exciting to say this from a teacher. Why did I just keep this in my heart and dare not say it directly to the students? . If you say that, you will automatically roll up the bed and leave. .

  • Julien 2021-12-18 08:01:09

    Tony Kaye has been filming for so many years, and the filming is still an independent fan who never looks back. All kinds of pseudo-records, interviews and plots are combined to bring the audience closer. The whole film is always filled with sadness and despair. Many men want to save a prostitute on the street. Brody's performance is a plus.

Detachment quotes

  • Henry Barthes: Y'know it's funny, I spend a lot of time trying to not have to deal... to not really commit. I'm a substitute teacher, there's no real responsibility to teach. Your responsibility is to maintain order, make sure nobody kills anybody in your classroom, and then they get to their next period.

  • Mr. Wiatt: I was in my room for 2 hours and saw one parent. Where are they? Where is everybody? It's uncanny, no air raid sirens, not bombs. It doesn't happen that way. It starts with a whisper, and then nothing.