Part of what hit me was that role reversal of the boy and the girl, with the two of them standing there feeling sorry for each other because they’ve chosen different kinds of futures.
The vision of a boy drying dishes in an apron was really remarkable for kids 50 years ago.
So, 50 years ago, we have totally reversed roles here.
Sport is drying the dishes, wearing the apron, having made a meal, and is cleaning up, because Sport has to take care of his dad, the creative person who’s in the next room.”“He’s in his apron and his towel, he wants security, he wants all of these things in some ways, it hit me that at a certain point, it sounds like two older women having a conversation about their future...
Shockingly, “Harriet” has just turned 50 -- kind of unbelievable, right?