Shelter in Place Double Feature #4

Days of Being Wild in the Global Dirty South

George Washington (2000; dir. David Gordon Green; USA)

I wish I could go out of The States… I wish I had my own planet, I wish I… I wish there were 200 of me, man…

La Ciénaga (2001; dir. Lucrecia Martel; Argentina)

Nothing will happen.

Shelter in Place Double Feature #3

In Every Dream Home, a Captor

El castillo de la pureza (1972; dir. Arturo Ripstein; Mexico)

You are a creator of utopias, of places that do not exist.

Dogtooth (2009; dir. Yorgos Lanthimos; Greece)

I hope your kids have bad influences and develop bad personalities. I wish this with all my heart.

Shelter in Place Double Feature #2

Here’s Momma

Psycho (1960; dir. Alfred Hitchcock; USA)

I will not hide in the fruit cellar! Ha! You think I’m fruity, huh? I’m staying right here. This is my room and no one will drag me out of it, least of all my big, bold son!

Where’s Poppa? (1970; dir. Carl Reiner; USA)

She’s not just another nurse, ma. It means a whole lot to me, ma. And I want you to know that if you mess this one up for me, I’m gonna punch your fuckin’ heart out. Got it?

Shelter in Place Double Feature #1

Adulterous Small Town Grifters in Over Their Heads

Kárhozat (1987; dir. Tarr Béla; Hungary)

The heroes always disintegrate, and they disintegrate the same way. If they didn’t, it wouldn’t be disintegration, but revival.

Blood Simple (1984; dirs. Joel and Ethan Coen; USA)

Now, in Russia, they got it mapped out so that everyone pulls for everyone else . . . that’s the theory, anyway. But what I know about is Texas, an’ down here . . . you’re on your own.