Yes, yes I have. Aside from the fact that 99.99% of this world is full of weirdos and weird moments, which makes me wonder how weird the world actually is if there’s such a high statistic of weirdos, I have just seen my favorite WOTBG [what on this blue globe] scene in a film.
The film: A Summer in Genoa, also titled as Genova
Let me set the scene for you. Colin Firth plays a man who has lost his wife in a car accident. Following the accident he moves to Italy for a year with his two daughters. One daughter is a teen and the other a 7 or 8 year old. They’re at the beach with their female family friend/colleague of Colin Firth’s character, when this friend and the youngest daughter go for a walk/hike to the local monastery. The older daughter is swimming in the sea and the father is catching some sun. Anyways, the female friend and youngest daughter start talking and the daughter admits feeling guilty about her mother’s death, blaming herself– she then storms off and the friend can’t find her. The friend goes back to the beach to tell the father that she lost the daughter and what happened.
COLIN FIRTH’S CHARACTER THEN SAYS, “SHE’S A SENSIBLE GIRL.” AND THEN HE MUTTERS SOMETHING ABOUT HER BEING SENSIBLE AND COMING BACK.
WHAT??!?! How is that even a reaction at all. Admittedly, he does look for her and freak out and start yelling out for her, but still. “She’s sensible.” She is not sensible. She’s an 8-year-old that is seeing her dead mother (forgot to mention that part) and wanders off in a country where she really doesn’t speak the language much if at all. Not to mention who cares what language she speaks, she’s lost somewhere in the mountains or woods or wherever she is. What parent responds to finding out their child is lost with. “She’s sensible.”
Anyways, they find the daughter and the film goes on from there. But that certainly is the weirdest moment of my day.