Un dialogo en la película The Visitor, de Thomas McCarthy:
Mouna, I’ve taken a leave of
absence for the rest of the
Walter is suddenly self-conscious.
I just thought I might spend some
more time in New York.
Walter, you do not have to do this.
I want to.
But you have to be in Connecticut.
You have your teaching. And your
It’s fine really.
This is not your problem, Walter.
It’s OK that you are busy.
Her simple words strike a chord with Walter.
I’m not busy. Not at all.
Mouna, the truth is I haven’t been
doing any work for a long time.
You just presented your paper at
He is beginning to unravel.
I didn’t even write it. I just read
it. I’ve been teaching the same
course for twenty years. It doesn’t
mean anything to me. None of it
does. I pretend. I pretend that I’m
busy. That I’m writing. Working.
But I’m not doing anything.
Walter trails off.
Don’t be. I appreciate you telling
The Waiter returns and pours some more water.
Walter, what would you do if you
I don’t know.
I think that is exciting. Not to