Its been awhile since we’ve done The Crying Game. Initially I said I was going to keep up with everything that makes me cry and then share all of the ridiculousness at the end of each month. But it was just too much. So I think I’ll just pop in every once in a while and say.
This one gets me every single time.
The parade scene in Ferris Buellers Day Off. Most specifically the part when Ferris “performs” Twist and Shout by The Beatles
It even just made me cry when I watched it on youtube to find it for this blog post….
I don’t know what it is about it. I guess its probably a bunch of little things.
Seeing a Beatles song being “performed” in front of an audience?
Knowing that a lot of the footage was just of real Chicago citizens who showed up for the real parade that went through the streets just before this movie one came trailing behind it and really reacted in such a raucous way – singing and dancing along? (why yes I am a commentary – making of biography-special features watching nerd)
Seeing so many different ages and cultures singing and dancing along to the same rock n roll song? (I guess it also helps that it is The Beatles)