Ιζνογκούντ

– I need to know who you are. Why did you help us?

– How can I become king, if king is still in place?

(Naomi Watts and Viggo Mortensen in “Eastern Promises” by David Cronenberg, 2007)

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So longed for and deserved

– But what sense of hope, or satisfaction, could a reader derive from an ending like that?
So, in the book, I wanted to give Robbie and Cecilia what they lost out on in life.
I’d like to think this isn’t weakness or evasion, but a final act of kindness.

I gave them their happiness.

(Vanessa Redgrave in “Atonement” by Joe Wright, 2007)