I've admired Patrick Stewart for some time for his skill as an actor and storyteller. Seeing this video has made me admire him all the more.
Aside from the obvious implications regarding domestic violence and PTSD, this video makes me think about characters and characterization. Was Patrick's father an angry and violent man before the war? How did those experiences make and shape him? How Patrick's experiences with his father in turn shape him?Tags: Thursday's Thoughts