NARRATIVE | 5 – 10 MIN. | MENTAL HEALTH
A man confronts past and present pains in a motel room.
This film contains scenes or descriptions that some viewers may find disturbing, including descriptions of suicide, and/or may not be suitable for younger audiences. Viewer discretion is advised.
If you are in crisis, please reach out immediately for help. There are several resources for help in a crisis:
- CALL: 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to reach a 24-hour crisis center
- TEXT: MHA to 741741
- CALL: 911
But What Does It Mean?
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Even when we feel that we have a sense of a film’s meaning, there is often more to uncover.
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In this film, when two men’s misery came into contact, they pushed each other into further despair. Can you think of a time when your own emotional baggage impacted someone else? Free write around a time that comes to mind, focusing first on how you were feeling, second, how you imagine the other person felt before and after your interaction, and then third, try to re-write this history by providing an alternative ending. Consider sharing what you’ve written with the person from your encounter.
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