R | | Biography, Drama, Romance
A young woman struggles with depression during her first year at Harvard.
When Elizabeth Wurtzel is writing the piece on Bruce Springsteen, a pack of Morleys, the fictional cigarette brand from the The X-Files (1993) and many other movies and TV shows can be seen on her desk.
If only my life could be more like the movies. I want an angel to swoop down to me like he does to Jimmy Stewart in "It's a Wonderful Life" and talk me out of suicide. I've always waited for that one moment of truth to set me free and change my life...
When Ruby and Elizabeth are talking after she has sex, Elizabeth is lying on the bed and has the pillow behind her head. In the shot in the mirror she has the pillow almost under her.
During the opening credits, the close-up shots of the letters Elizabeth is typing form the sentence, "I hate myself and I want to die."
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