She drowns her sorrows in booze and drugs and sex. It’s so hard to see and the scene where the hometown chess player hands her the pills and moves out killed me. It was a mirror of her life and I cried watching it. She captures the pain and jade in her eyes so well.
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I don’t get the emphasis on sex in this article. It was barely an afterthought in Beth’s journey. She had sex with a college boy just to do it and the experience was disappointing to both. She had sex with Harry because she was lonely, but she was cold to him because she felt nothing for him. She just didn’t want to be alone. With Benny she finally had ‘good’