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Tear Jerker / The Iron Lady

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  • Whatever your opinion on Margaret Thatcher, the ending, where she finds herself washing out a teacup after promising Denis she wouldn't end her life doing that, is tragic. For someone who was, above all else, strong to have fallen into such a pathetic condition is sad no matter what you think of the person she used to be.
    • How about the bit where she finally lets go of Denis?
    Margaret: I don't want to be on my own.
    Denis: You're gonna be fine on your own, love, you always have been.
    • Particularly poignant because you can't know whether he means "You've always been all right" or "You've always been alone".
      • Or alternatively "You've always been all right (even when you're) alone."


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