16 Jun '12, 6pm

How I Stopped Hating Fathers

How I Stopped Hating Fathers

Ned Plimpton: Why didn’t you ever try to contact me? Steve Zissou: Because I hate fathers, and I never wanted to be one. From 2004’s The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou I grew up in 1970s America; not exactly the most evolved times for fathers. From both a historical, as well as an empirical, perspective it was an era of unrepentant self-gratification, personal confusion and soul searching. These elements ideally made for significantly more actualized adults, but fathers? Not so much. So, as a young boy, I was awash in a parade of fathers, mother’s boyfriends, and men fashioning themselves as de facto fathers in absentia, and I quickly learned that nearly all of these men, while engaging on some level, left something great to be desired. This example, or lack thereof, rendered me less than excited about the prospect of being a father myself. Several years on, when I saw Bil...

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