“Rare is the actor who can locate the specific in the universal and vice versa. Michael K. Williams was that actor.”
Seitz, on the 10th anniversary of the death of his wife, describes where’s he’s been and what he’s learned.
After my wife died, music and movies we once loved became the very triggers I tried my hardest to avoid. A song, a poem, a scene from a film triggers memories. You’re startled, moved, shaken. And you’re faced with two options: 1) engage with the work and the memories it calls up, or 2) retreat, postpone, avoid.