20th Century Women Is Given Us All The Feels!
“We are at a turning point in our history, as you know there is a growing disrespect for government. It is a crisis of confidence. We can see this crisis in the growing doubt of about the meaning of our own lives and in the loss of the unity of purpose for our nation. We always believe that we were part of a great movement of humanity itself involved in the search for freedom. We’ve always believed that they days of our children will be better then our own… but we’ve discovered that owning things, and consuming things, does not satisfy our longing for meaning.” – Jimmy Carter
The words of President Carter have never rung more true then they do in our current state and times. Although this film is set in the 80’s, I’ve rarely seen a truer reflection of our future selves calling out to us from between the frames of this film. There is no need for slogans and tag lines, we can not make America great again… we were always great, but we do need to log off, and wake-up and find real connection. We have different views, but we are not enemies.
This is the story of three women who explore love and freedom in Southern California during the late 1970s. We can’t wait to see Elle Fanning, Greta Gerwig, and Annette Bening’s performances. Annette delivers some spectacular clips in this short but beautiful trailer. So much so that I hear my mothers voice when she says, “I just think that having your heart broken is a tremendous way to learn about the world.”
“Seriously? wondering if your happy is just a great shortcut to being depressed…”