clicks on, briefly, then snaps off again.
Then on again, for a little longer.
cranes up at the recessed skylight, Room's only window.
with five crayons (red, yellow, blue, orange, green) and
plastics, foil, down from pillows, cloth scraps) dangle.
from garbage, a Labyrinth from toilet-roll insides.
A sink, with a single worn toothbrush, toothpaste, dish soap,
mirror tile hung up over it.
small white plates, bowls, tumblers, knives, forks, spoons
(one with a melted handle), a scissors, can opener, serrated
knife, wooden spoon, spatula.
holders), one frying pan and one saucepan.
A reddish Persian-style rug on the floor.
A grey steel door, no handle. On the wall, a ten-digit
Ma looks over at Jack and sees that he's awake. She mouths
Darkness again, as Jack's eyelids fall.
under a thin quilt. Pale skin, long hair, wearing t-shirts.
till you were a zombie. But then I
zoomed down from heaven through
Skylight into Room -
(makes noise of descent,
then crash landing)
and I was kicking you from the
inside, boom boom, and then I shot
out onto Rug with my eyes wide
open, and you cutted the cord and
said “Hello Jack.”
Ma. I’m five!
small bowls of cereal.
from his birth; the scarred Table; chairs; faucets, etc.
Morning lamp, Morning rug, Morning
Morning Eggsnake. It's my birthday.
Ma puts breakfast on the table. Sits.
Synopsis: Room is a 2015 Canadian-Irish independent drama film directed by Lenny Abrahamson and written by Emma Donoghue, based on her novel of the same name. The film stars Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay, Joan Allen, Sean Bridgers, and William H. Macy. It is about a woman (Larson) held captive for seven years in an enclosed space, and her 5-year-old son (Tremblay), who finally gain their freedom, allowing the boy to experience the outside world for the first time.