Jennifer Connelly in Requiem for a Dream (2000).
"I’d like to say I’m sorry. It may seem a bit cliché, but I’m glad to see that you’ve been well. Some day I’ll feel ok. You’ve found a brand new toy to play with ‘til it breaks. Just how long until you slip and make the same mistakes? I guess I’ve gotta ask, did you play pretend for long? And when you play pretend with him, do you sing those same old songs?
And is he ‘the blood in your veins’? Does he ‘say a prayer for your soul’? And when the time has come, will you tell him that things just ran their course? Do you think he’ll take it well? I hope he’s stronger than me. In fact, I hope he’s everything that I could never be.
Have you told him some day you might hurt him? Gave him that wound that bleeds and bleeds? Have you told him you’re afraid you’ll change, along with all your needs? Have you used the word ‘forever’? Have you told him he’ll be alright? Have you told him he’ll have the same damn dreams every single night? Do you think he’ll take it well? And will he be able to cope? Will he sing you all those sad, sad songs, or will they be songs of hope?
I hope he’s the blood in your veins, and I hope your needs stay the same. And I hope forever means forever, and I hope this time you don’t change. I hope he treats you well. I hope he’s better than me. In fact, I hope he’s everything that I could never be. I’d like to say I’m sorry, some day I will feel o…”
And our souls will be free at last.