“Everybody loses the thing that made them. It’s even how it’s supposed to be in nature. The brave men stay and watch it happen, they don’t run.”
Winding down from a busy weekend plus one of those Mondays put me in kind of a grouchy mood tonight. Thankfully when choosing my cheer up music my random but fortunate choice hit the nail bang on the head.
Beasts of the Southern Wild is an absolutely sublime film which I watched a few weeks back. The most captivating, inspiring piece of work I’ve seen in years, and the soundtrack encapsulates not just its jauntiness but the fighting spirit the film has you lusting for. I’m going to leave the description at that and scrap down some choice quotes.
“I’m recording my story for the scientists in the future. In a million years, when kids go to school, they gonna know: Once there was a Hushpuppy, and she lived with her daddy in The Bathtub.”
“When it all goes quiet behind my eyes, I see everything that made me flying around in invisible pieces.”
“I hope you die and after you die I’ll go to your grave and eat birthday cake all by myself.”
“I see that I’m a little piece in a big, big universe.
And that makes things right. When I die, the scientists of the future, they’re gonna find it all.
They gonna know, once there was a Hushpuppy, and she live with her daddy in the Bathtub.”