Despite second thoughts about their relationship, a young woman (Jessie Buckley) takes a road trip with her new boyfriend (Jesse Plemons) to his family farm. Trapped at the farm during a snowstorm with Jake's mother (Toni Collette) and father (David Thewlis), the young woman begins to question the nature of everything she knew or understood about her boyfriend, herself, and the world. An exploration of regret, longing and the fragility of the human spirit, I'M THINKING OF ENDING THINGS is directed and written by Academy Award® winner Charlie Kaufman (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind). Inspired by Iain Reid's bestselling namesake novel.Written by
The unnamed girl mentions homosexuality being considered a pathology in the DSM before 1973. The DSM is the "Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders". Homosexuality was added in 1952. A large study was made ten years later. The researchers argued that homosexuality should be included and stay in the DSM as it was believed male homosexuality was caused by a fear of the opposite sex as a result of traumatic child-parent relationships. Evelyn Hooker, however, researched and argued the comparison between happy and well-adjusted homosexual men and heterosexual men and found no difference. Homosexuality remained in the DSM until may of 1974. See more »
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I'm thinking of ending things. Once this thought arrives, it stays. IIt sticks, it lingers, it dominates. There's not much I can do about it, trust me. It doesn't go away. It's there whether I like it or not. It's there when I eat, when I go to bed. It's there when I sleep. It's there when I wake up. It's always there. Always.
I haven't been thinking about it for long. The idea's new. But it feels old at the same time. When did it start? What if this thought wasn't ...
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