- 1+ 15- 0
Cruel Twist of FatevReverend: "Richard Stoker was a family man, taken from us by a cruel twist of fate, the reasons for which are unknown."
During the funeral for Richard Stoker, the reverend touches slightly on how Richard died, but does not elaborate. This mystery, along with the strange family dynamic that forms following Richard's death, makes for quite the thrilling plot of the film.
- 2+ 9- 0
Why We Have ChildrenvEvelyn: "You know I've often wondered why it is we have children in the first place and the conclusion I've come to is at some point in our lives we realize things are, they're screwed up beyond repair. So we decide to start again, wipe the slate clean, start fresh and we have children, little carbon copies we can turn to and say, you will do things I cannot. You will succeed where I have failed because we want someone to get it right this time. But not me, personally speaking I cannot wait to see life tear you apart. India, who are you? You were supposed to love me, weren't you?"
Evelyn, clearly unstable after the death of her husband, expresses her thoughts on having children and her ill will towards daughter India. As if losing her father is not tough enough for India, having a crazy mother makes things so much worse.
- 3+ 11- 4
I Want It to Be Your Decision ToovCharlie: "In about 60 seconds your mother's going to be telling you I'm going to be staying here a while but I want it to be your decision too."
As part of his manipulation of both India and Evelyn, Charlie talks to India about him moving into their family home. He wants her to feel powerful now so he can harness that power later on.
- 4+ 8- 3
What Do You Want from Me?vIndia: "What do you want from me?"
Charlie: "To be friends"
India: "We don't need to be friends. We're family."
In an almost forced interaction between India and her uncle Charlie, India question Charlie's motive for his actions. As most anyone would agree, estranged uncle Charlie moving in with Evelyn and India so soon after Richard's death might suggest something suspicious.
- 5+ 6- 3
What Happened to My Father?India: "I'm curious about what happened to my father."
Seeking answers, India asks how her father died suddenly. So far, all she's been told is that it was a bizarre and cruel twist of fate that took him from her world.
- 6+ 5- 4
Is Something Wrong?Mrs. McGarrick: "India, is something wrong?"
India: "Yes, my father is dead."
For India, dealing with her father's death isn't just about the loss of a parent, it's dealing with the fact that she doesn't know and of the details surrounding her father's mysterious death. Hard to judge which part is the worse but neither are pleasant.
- 7+ 2- 1
Say Hello to Your Uncle CharlieEvelyn: "India, come and say hello to your uncle Charlie."
In the first meeting between India, Charlie and Evelyn, a strange family dynamic emerges. Suddenly, after Richard's death, the estranged Charlie appears and joins in like he's always been there, even getting what some would call too close.
- 8+ 1- 0
Talk About Your Living Here With CharlieGwendolyn: "Evie, dear, maybe we could talk about your living here with Charlie like this."
Gwendolyn, or aunt Gin as they call her, confronts Evelyn about her decision to let Charlie into their family home. The timing of the decision, right after Richard died, is quite curious.
- 9+ 1- 0
Do You Go by Stroker?Chris: "Hey Stoker, or do you go by stroker now cause I hear that's what your mom's been doing, to your uncle."
India is teased at school by a boy following news spreading through their school of her family's strange dynamic. India however isn't having is and stabs the boy with a pencil.
- 10+ 1- 0
It's a Bad HabitCharlie: "It's a bad habit you know."
India: "Sneaking up on people?"
Charlie: "Following uncles around"
After noticing that India had followed him and Evelyn (and caught them in an intimate embrace), Charlie confronts India about it. See Charlie cannot properly manipulate Evelyn and India if one or more of them know what's he's doing with the other, and Charlie knows that.
- 11+ 1- 1
She's of AgeCharlie: "She's of age."
Evelyn: "Of age for what?"
Charlie: "You have no idea."
Though he does not make his true intentions known to Evelyn, Charlie does hint that India is old enough to take part in his master plan. This statement from Charlie, as well as the unknown aspect, is disturbing to Evelyn.