There’s that moment at the front of the film, where it kind of goes from the bar music and then cuts to the intro to “Hand Covers Bruise,” the title sequence. It does cast things in a different light. The bar scene seems familiar, and you’re thinking, maybe it’s that kind of movie. And then to me, when that music starts up, you think, oh, what type of movie is this going to be? - Atticus Ross
You know when you’re drowning you don’t actually inhale until right before you black out. It’s called voluntary apnea. It’s like no matter how much you’re freaking out, the instinct to not let any water in is so strong that you won’t open your mouth until you feel like your head’s exploding. Then when you finally do let it in, that’s when it stops hurting. It’s not scary anymore. It’s.. actually kind of peaceful.