Elephant (2003) by Gus Van Sant
From Happiness (1998) by Todd Solondz
Joy Jordan (Jane Adams) sings this little jem which I am convinced sparked the entire idea of emo-ness. I love the song though (specially in the movie context), not as a song, but as a statement of universal being.
DIANE: You know, when I was a child I always
imagined I’d marry the man I fell in
love with, have a son and daughter who
loved me as much as I hated my mother,
then die tragically and suddenly,
young and beautiful. Later, when
Vincent left me, I imagined I’d finally
LENNY: I guess you’ve never lost your imagination.
|—||From Happiness (1998) by Todd Solondz|