But, when is it the right time to do the right thing and the appropriate time to follow through with the hardest action that you have to make in your life? Tallulah is a film about differentiating those two convictions.
A few nights ago, I open Netflix and my computer had a glitch. Suddenly, it began to play Tallulah. I said the "hell with it" because I love movies. I will watch movies on purpose or on accident by stumbling into them. Boy, let me tell you that this was the best happy accident that I have ever had in a long time.
In short, her boyfriend leaves her for a more stable life and she decides to follow him to New York City while he tries to reconnect with his estranged mother. While trying to survive in the Big Apple, she stumbles into a fancy hotel room only to find a delusional "sugar mama" with a child, in which she neglects, who swipes her husband's credit card, consume's serious amounts of alcohol and adulterates. Tallulah seems to be mistaken for a nanny or an employee at the hotel by the "sugar mama" and ends up taking care of the child.
The condition that this little girl was left in was terrible. It seemed like that this woman didn't even want her child for cripes sake! After spending a day with the little rugrat, the "sugar mama" stumbles home black-out-drunk completely unaware that she has a child to come home to.
Do you know what the free-wheeling Tallulah does? She takes the little girl out of fear for the rugrat's life because she thinks she is doing the right thing. Tallulah knows that she can save this child before she is old enough to be corrupted by her mom. Here, she is doing the hardest thing but, is it the right thing?
We all can relate to Tallulah in a way because everyone wants to commit to an act of bravery despite the consequences. This film takes you on a twisting reality check of learning the difference between knowing how to act out of bravery and justice.
Most people in this world don't even know how to do one or the other.
Hence, why the hardest thing and the right thing are the same.
The Cat of Cinema