The final girl is a trope in horror/slasher films that specifically refers to the last woman or girl alive to confront the killer, ostensibly the one left to tell the story.
“a Witch is born out of the true hungers of her time (…) I am a child of the poisonous wind that copulated with the River on an oil-slick, garbage infested midnight. I turn about on my own parentage. I inoculate against those very biles that brought me to light. I am a serum born of venoms. I am the antibody of all Time.”
― Long After Midnight, Ray Bradburry
“I am not a film star, I am an actress. Being a film star is such a false life, lived for fake values and for publicity. Actresses go on for a long time and there are always marvelous parts to play.” — Vivien Leigh
1. Francois Truffaut on Michelangelo Antonioni:
“Antonioni is the only important director I have nothing good to say about. He bores me; he’s so solemn and humorless.”
2. Ingmar Bergman on Michelangelo Antonioni:
“Fellini, Kurosawa, and Bunuel move in the same field as Tarkovsky. Antonioni was…
This is the island of New Penzance. Sixteen miles long. Forested with oldgrowth pine and maple. Criss-crossed by shallow tidal creeks. Chickchaw territory. There are no paved roads but-here comes Jed with the mail-but instead many miles of intersecting foot paths and dirt trails and a ferry that runs twice daily from Stone Cove. The year is 1965. We are on the far edge of Black Beacon Sound, famous for the ferocious and well-documented storm which will strike from the east on the fifth of September-in three day’s time.
How many of these do you have?
Eli Sunday: Say it louder… say it louder!
Plainview: I’ve abandoned my child! I’ve abandoned my child! I’ve abandoned my boy!