Passion is harmful when it becomes obsessive, which is most of the time.
nobody knows (2004), dir. hirokazu koreeda
Sin Nombre (2009)
Dir. Cary Jôji Fukunaga
"Back home, my friend Clarissa made me see this crazy neighbor, Doña Eleanor, you know, like witchcraft? She smoked this puro, then told me with her freaky voice that I’d make it to the U.S. but not in God’s hand, perhaps in the Devil’s."
How does it go in fairytales?
Bird People | Pascale Ferran, 2014
Countdown to Halloween → Tenebre (1982), Dario Argento
"The impulse had become irresistible. There was only one answer to the fury that tortured him. And so he committed his first act of murder. He had broken the most deep-rooted taboo, and found not guilt, not anxiety or fear, but freedom. Any humiliation which stood in his way could be swept aside by the simple act of annihilation: Murder.”
"A little tool in the service of their big promises."
The Human Condition: Part II - Road to Eternity (Masaki Kobayashi, 1959)