The Family Plot: The Royal Tenenbaums (Wes Anderson, 2001)

That's the last time you stick a knife in me.

My father is dying, I think. He has been since 2015. It’s hard to know how seriously to take it; my father has been dying, or “dying,” for the last twenty-five years. It’s something he does now that none of us will talk to him any more. 

I cut my father off when I was sixteen years old. I asked him to get sober, and he wouldn’t; what he did, instead, was…

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