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112. The Virgin Suicides: "Obviously, Doctor, you've never been a 13-year-old girl."

March 27th, 2023

ACOFAE Podcast Presents: The Virgin Suicides: "Obviously, Doctor, you've never been a 13-year-old girl."

There are a few things on ACOFAE that stay 100% consistent: love of sisterhood, female empowerment, and freedom being just a few. So it would be a fair assumption that both Laura Marie and Jessica Marie would love this movie. This movie being about sisterhood and freedom, or the lack-thereof. Cue the surprise of a lifetime and the start of some excellent discussions about what it is to be a child, what it is to be an adult, and how hard it is to look back through nostalgia with fresh eyes. The Virgin Suicides gives us a dreamy, female centric aesthetic that tries it's best to show the elusive world of girlhood in all it's beauty and horror. Where it truly succeeds in leaping bounds is in showing us that boys (later men), even if they try, will never understand what it is to be a 13 year old girl.


TW / CW: suicide, loss of a sibling, loss of daughter
If you or someone you know is struggling with mental health or in a crisis, contact the suicide prevention hotline, 1-800-273-TALK (8255), 911 and also 988 (in the US).

For additional TW/CW information for your future reads, head to this site for more: https://triggerwarningdatabase.com/

Spoilers: none to our awareness

Mentions: Marie Antoinette, Lost in Translation, Ninth House, Hell Bent, Scream Queens

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ACOFAELaura : Laura Marie
( https://www.tiktok.com/@acofaelaura)
ACOFAEJessica : Jessica Marie

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