Being Known


let me see your face,
let me hear your voice,
for your voice is sweet,
and your face…so beautiful.

- Song of Songs 2

Background

Sideways
Director: Alexander Payne
Year: Jan. 2005
Plot Outline: Two friends, Miles and Jack, have reached middle age without much to show for it. They embark on one last road trip up to the Napa Valley wine country before Jack gets married.
Scene: Miles (Paul Giamatti), discusses wine with Maya (Victoria Jackson) after they have just met and gone out to dinner together.

“Building a Mystery”

Artist: Sarah McLaughlin
Album: Mirrorball
Label: Arista Records, 1997
Overview: The singer voices her longing and frustration around a lover who builds a mystery around himself to keep from being fully known.

Warning: This theme contains strong language

Quotations

Lyrics

What we notice

Questions for reflection

 

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