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Daddy’s Girl: Fathers & Daughters

of interest: The Twilight Zone S02E12 Dust

My mother never forgave my father
for killing himself,
especially at such an awkward time
and in a public park,
that spring
when I was waiting to be born.
She locked his name
in her deepest cabinet
and would not let him out,
though I could hear him thumping.
When I came down from the attic
with the pastel portrait in my hand
of a long-lipped stranger
with a brave moustache
and deep brown level eyes,
she ripped it into shreds
without a single word
and slapped me hard.
In my sixty-fourth year
I can feel…

  • Twin Peaks
  • There Will Be Blood
  • Tokyo Story
  • The Shining
  • Paris, Texas
  • Ordet
  • The World of Apu
  • It's a Wonderful Life
  • The Lion King
  • Bicycle Thieves
  • Cinema Paradiso
  • Back to the Future
  • The Night of the Hunter
  • A Separation
  • The Sacrifice
  • Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father
  • Still Walking
  • The Hunt
  • Life Is Beautiful
  • The Kid
  • Before Midnight
  • Unforgiven
  • The Elephant Man
  • Through a Glass Darkly
  • Prisoners
  • The Salt of the Earth
  • Hunt for the Wilderpeople
  • Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring
  • The White Ribbon
  • To Kill a Mockingbird
  • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
  • Dead Poets Society
  • Drive
  • Distant Voices, Still Lives
  • The Ox-Bow Incident
  • The Bad Sleep Well
  • The Grapes of Wrath
  • The Return
  • An Average Little Man
  • The Master
  • Son of Saul
  • Peeping Tom
  • Boy
  • La Promesse
  • Gladiator
  • Eraserhead
  • Bigger Than Life
  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
  • Donnie Darko
  • The Colour of Paradise
  • Santa Sangre
  • Tea and Sympathy
  • Hud
  • The Son
  • The Sound of Music
  • The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser
  • The Swimmer
  • Stars in My Crown
  • Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me
  • Love
  • The Breakfast Club
  • Happiness
  • A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
  • True Romance
  • Behind the Sun
  • Five Easy Pieces
  • Boyz n the Hood
  • Bleak Night
  • Kramer vs. Kramer
  • How Green Was My Valley
  • Buffalo '66
  • Running on Empty
  • There Was a Father
  • Rebel Without a Cause
  • Nebraska
  • Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
  • East of Eden
  • Home from the Hill
  • The Revenant
  • A Serious Man
  • The Witch
  • Dogtooth
  • Funny Games
  • Boyhood
  • The Child
  • Capturing the Friedmans
  • Blood
  • The Two of Us
  • 3:10 to Yuma
  • Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance
  • The Tree of Life
  • Heathers
  • Missing
  • Starred Up
  • Big Fish
  • Act of Violence
  • Castle of Purity
  • Lean on Pete
  • A Bronx Tale
  • The Perfect Circle