F2F Class Notes (Nemo)

Writing

The beginning of the film introduces the life of two people, tone a light and dark, the story will follow the two color development. Two people who did not know each other, one living in Melbourne and the other in New York, started to communicate by chance. They are very similar, love chocolate, love noble animation, live in the lonely corner of the city, lack of love. They have few friends, don’t laugh often, in the eyes of others they are strange and difficult to contact, Mary because of the forehead birthmark naturally inferiority, Max was mentally ill and he often stay at home with his imaginary friends and goldfish. Across countries, they meet through letters and find the people who know them best. They pour out their opinions and understandings on society, love, friendship, sex and ideas through letters. And tell each other about their likes and experiences, and say things they can’t normally say, and comfort each other. A friendship begins in this way, waiting for each other’s letters to become the most anticipated thing in their lives, letter after letter, in the “cold” world two people “embrace” together, become each other’s most loyal friends in the world.
Marx had more experience, because he was 44 years old, so when Mary asked some questions, Marx became annoyed, “have you ever been teased?” ” have you ever had love? ” These words cut Marx’s heart like a knife and forced him to face himself again. He seemed to see his childhood in Mary.
Mary loves her neighbor, she is eager to love, but she often has been hurt by love, so she said to Mad “I know love make me hurt so I don’t want to try, I think love is not for me”, her life is full of accident, she lost her parents, lost love, the last nearly even Max this friend is lost. But in the end, Max forgave her because Marx believes that he did not choose the wrong this friend, he is only a friend. Mary almost give up moments of life, is also the old friends forgive, let she stood up again, so this over 20 years, the friendship of the two persons,More than any love Mary had ever received.
The last part of the film is the most touching moment of the whole film. After many years, Mary finally went to see Max, but found that Max had quietly sat on the sofa and left the world. Wearing a book of expressions on his body, Marx was ready to welcome his old friend. Marx covered the roof with letters and letters written by Mary over the years, and the typewriter became the symbol of their friendship forever, in the sunlight of the window. Mary watched all this, tears streaming down her face.
We often discuss the value of friendship, some people say that friendship is the most eternal, some people say that friendship is fragile, love, friendship and family love always appear in front of us as a choice, different people will give different answers. In fact, in the process of getting along with the most important is yourself, there is a phrase that “you are what you are, the world is what you are.”

The beginning of the film introduces the life of two people, tone light and dark, the story will follow the two color development. Two people who did not know each other, one living in Melbourne and the other in New York, started to communicate by chance. They are very similar, they both love chocolate, love Noblets animation, live in the lonely corner of the city, lack of love. They have few friends, don’t laugh often, in the eyes of others they are strange and difficult to contact/communicate with, Mary because of a forehead birthmark she feels inferior compared to other people, Max was mentally ill and he often stayed at home with his imaginary friends and a goldfish. Living on the opposite sides of the world, they meet/met through letters and find the people who know them best/ and find each other. They pour out their opinions and understandings on society, love, friendship, sex and ideas through letters. And tell each other about their likes and experiences, and say things they can’t normally say, and comfort each other. A friendship begins in this way, waiting for each other’s letters became the most anticipated thing in their lives, letter after letter, in the “cold” world, two people “embrace” together, they become each other’s most loyal friends in the world.
Max had more experience, because he was 44 years old, so when Mary asked some questions, Max became annoyed, “have you ever been teased?” ” have you ever had love? ” These words cut Max’s heart like a knife and forced him to face himself again. He seemed to see his childhood-self in Mary.
Mary loves her neighbor, she is eager to love, but she often has been hurt by love, so she said to Max “I know that love makes me hurt so I don’t want to try it, I think that love is not for me”, her life is full of accidents, she lost her parents, lost love, at the last she nearly even  lost Max as a friend. But in the end, Max forgave her because Max believes that he didn’t make a mistake when choosing Mary to be his friend, he is only a friend. Mary almost gave up her of life/almost committed suicide/she almost killed herself , but the old friends forgive, let she stood up/she got back on her feet again, so this friendship lasted for more than 20 years, the friendship of these two persons,from this friendship Mary received more love then ever in her life.
The last part of the film is the most touching moment of the whole film. After many years, Mary finally went to see Max,          found that Max had quietly sat on the sofa and left the world. Wearing a book of facial expressions on his body/around his neck, Max was ready to welcome his old friend. Max covered the ceiling with letters and letters written by Mary over the years, and the typewriter became the symbol of their friendship forever, in the sunlight coming trough  the window. Mary watched all this, tears streaming down her face.
We often discuss the value of friendship, some people say that friendship is the most eternal, some people say that friendship is fragile, love, friendship and family love always appear in front of us as a choice, different people will give different answers. In fact, in the process of getting along with the most important person is yourself, there is a phrase that “you are what you are, the world is what you are.”

Vocabulary

ceiling (n): the inside surface of a room that you can see when you look above you
天花板,顶棚
E.g.:
I want to paint the ceiling white.

she feels inferior compared to other people-她觉得比别人差

she almost committed suicide-她差点自杀

perspective (n): a particular way of considering something
(思考问题的)角度,观点,想法
E.g.: Her attitude lends a fresh perspective to the subject.
她的态度为这一问题提供了新的视角。
E.g.: He writes from a Marxist perspective.
他从一个马克思主义者的视角进行写作。

she was depressed-她很沮丧