This is kind of sad! It’s so close to part of Michael’s real story!
Eric Blair: (top) You’re a 35-year-old man who’s been essentially traumatized by the death of your mother. That’s what stops your character from progressing as a human being?
MCH: (bottom) (l) …you know it has to do with the economy, it has to do with one thing leading to another, but …(r) yeah there’s a time when this guy was frozen, in his adolescence, when his mother died, and what we see over the course of this movie is some of that melting (x).