How do you make anywhere home, if it never existed?
Thelma has left home, but home has not left her.
Early in the film, Cruise is a boy home alone, playing with his toys. By the end, he's an '80s man through and through—primed and ready to dominate in Reagan’s America.
In The Ice Storm, Ang Lee invites us to know his characters by letting us live with them, walk the halls of their homes, and lay in their beds.
"The thing Moonstruck lets you walk away feeling is: who cares. You find your person and then you figure it out."
In Grave Decisions, the village does much more than help to raise its children—it becomes the very definition of home.
"Life is really delicate and mysterious and swift and can take you out at a moment’s notice. I want to communicate that through the traces left behind."
D.L. Mayfield on Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, 25 Years Later
There’s sorrow and pain all around us, but in Guy Maddin’s movies, there’s no way to live on except to recognize it, accept it, and build a life that fits alongside.
Gillian Armstrong's Little Women recognizes that a truly strong home stays with us even as we leave it, that the changes in life’s seasons cannot diminish the inheritance we carry with us.