Therapist Reacts to Bruno from ENCANTO

2022 ж. 23 Мам.
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Why won't they talk about Bruno? We're going to, family rules be d*#$%d!

Licensed therapist Jonathan Decker and filmmaker Alan Seawright are back with more of Disney's (we're not ashamed to say it, MASTERPIECE) ENCANTO, and they're breaking the rules by talking about Bruno, and why his family avoids talking about him.

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Written by: Megan Seawright, Jonathan Decker and Alan Seawright
Produced by: Jonathan Decker, Megan Seawright, Alan Seawright, and Sophie Tellez
Edited by: Sophie Tellez
Director of Photography: Bradley Olsen
English Transcription by: Anna Preis
Spanish Transcription by: Juan Willems

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  • I love her Dad. "I was thinking about my daughter" I feel like he is one of the few people who was looking out for her.

    12 year old me was terrible at picking user names12 year old me was terrible at picking user names
  • Something this reminded me of is a phrase used in a very toxic way by very toxic families. The phrase being "Blood is thicker than water," which is meant to say basically "family above all else." However, the original phrase is "The blood of the covenant is thicker than the water of the womb." Which means that those we choose to form our bonds with are often greater than those we have no choice but to be connected to.

    loafBreadloafBread28 күн бұрын
  • One of my few criticisms of this movie is the scene where Bruno reunites with the family, because it is all HIM apologizing, and while they clearly forgive and accept him back into the family, no one but Abuela offers Bruno any apologies of their own. I felt like he was primarily the wronged party and it hurt to see him come in apologizing when he didn't really do anything wrong.

    LL CLL C28 күн бұрын
  • The line 'Bruno walks in with a mischievous grin' sticks with me because I just

  • I thought it was sweet how Bruno came out of hiding to defend Mirabelle. He was scared of abuela but he didn't want Mirabelle to become isolated like him. 💚🖤

    Elizabeth JenningsElizabeth Jennings
  • Fun fact you've probably had pointed out by now: that type of singing where everyone is carrying a different melody and lyrics but all singing at once is called a madrigal.

  • I just cannot get over how sad and dark it is for Bruno to have been hiding inside the house, hearing his family talk about him, seeing them be together, whilst being behind a wall... It's even darker, to me, than Rapunzel being cooped up in her tower.

  • While Mirabel's father was just trying to avoid conflict indefinitely, I think there can still be value in putting off a difficult discussion but only if it is scheduled for a specific time later on. In the context of the film, perhaps bringing up Bruno when they're about to have guests for dinner would not be a good idea. You need to have enough time, and an environment that makes you feel safe and comfortable, in order to discuss particularly difficult, challenging or painful topics. It probably would've been healthier if the father had said something along the lines of "We already have a lot on our plates today, so can we leave this discussion until tomorrow and then we will all get a chance to talk about this?"

  • RE: Dolores, I always figured that she could hear Bruno and she knew she was hearing Bruno, and maybe as a kid she would try and tell the adults that she could still hear him. But nobody wanted to talk/think about Bruno so they just acted like she was making it up, so she learned to keep it to herself.

    Lisa CarpenterLisa Carpenter
  • I didn't realize "Identified Patient" was the term for it. I'm in my 30's and still working in therapy to try and cope with having that put on me by my family. I don't talk to any of them anymore. The last thing I heard from my father was a letter he wrote, explaining all the things he personally blamed me for, and how even as I child I'd 'ripped them all apart'. They're still miserable without me, everyone younger than I am is also cutting off contact with them as they leave home. It was so clearly not about me, but for my entire life, it's all I heard.

    Arella MarieArella Marie
  • one thing I noticed is how, during "We Don't Talk About Bruno", Camilo is smiling through the whole song. I think its interesting, because since he's one of the younger cousins, he only knows Bruno through stories. In his mind, Bruno isn't even real, he's just a character, and talking about him is just a performance. It really shows how the family stopped seeing Bruno as a person, and more as an idea to fear.

    Miriam WareMiriam WareКүн бұрын
  • My favourite Dolores theory is that she wanted her family to lose their “gifts”, because she was the only one that heard how in reality it was a curse. Everyone in the family was suffering because of that pressure of being or not being special, so without the gifts they would be happier.

    NoName DeviantNoName Deviant
  • The birth order of the triplets reflects their personalities. Julieta heals the pain of the past through her cooking, Pepa represents the present, the constantly changing times, and Bruno is the future, something we NEVER want to talk about.

    Trina QTrina Q
  • Thank you. I was the "identified patient" of my family. In our first and only session of family therapy initiated by my brother when he realized I was suicidal at seventeen, the therapist made it clear that it was a family dynamic, that I was not "the problem." I am so very grateful to her for that. I had sensed that something within the family was seriously wrong and had tried to draw attention to it, and thus unconsciously aided the process of the family placing the blame of our brokenness onto me. Unfortunately the real problems were too serious for my parents, my mother particularly, to face. My last therapist said, "If the authorities had been aware of what was going on, the children would have been removed." I had to leave at that young age in order to save myself. This movie and your discussion is so helpful for people to be able to name what is going on.

    Nancie ErhardNancie Erhard
  • In regards to Dolores, she did actually say in Bruno’s song that she hears him.

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  • I remember that earlier in the movie she mentions the “rats talking in the walls” so make of that what you will.

  • I cried in the cinema. Not something I normally do..... I am autistic and saw in Bruno a non-neurotypical family member pushed out because they are ashamed of him. I saw his predictions as a metaphor for saying he was inappropriate "he told me I'd grow a gut" = pointing out somebody is getting bigger and "I'd lose my hair" = pointing out the guy is starting to go bald. He learns to be ashamed of himself for simply who and how he is.

    peter Buchanpeter BuchanКүн бұрын
  • Bruno is such a deeply resonant character for me and so many others with OCD, me and so many others who ended up completely isolated and ostracised from their family because of Obsessions, Compulsions and just being seen as the "family weirdo". Bruno is such a landmark character for us, almost every time we actually DO show up in media we are a criminal, a villain or a controlling jerk (cough cough Jack Nicholson), so having one of the morally good, emotional centres of a movie be a canonical OCD sufferer and seeing his compulsions not be played as funny. It means the whole world to us. Ive seen this movie over 20 times and i STILL cry everytime he FINALLY gets accepted.

    Robyn WilsonRobyn Wilson
  • It's crazy how an entire town turned on a guy who not only saw the future but the bad parts of their future. So rather instead of prepare or taking caution for what's to come they instead blamed Bruno for something happening whether they liked it or not It's one thing to come from people you don't know but from your own family, in my opinion, the entire town and his family owed Bruno an apology. (Edit) I would like to add that most of the things he told people about weren't even based on one of his visions just things he physically saw and pointed out the problem; for instance the guy who got fat that wasn't because of Bruno it was just from the guy not taking care of himself.

    Tobias LawrenceTobias Lawrence
  • I think the way that everybody says “We don’t talk about Bruno” but then goes on gossip about him is something that I experience a lot with people. E.g. “Yeah, we don’t talk about John’s ex-wife…” and then they go on to tell a story about why she is bad and she shouldn’t be talked about.

    Juan Manuel PalacioJuan Manuel Palacio21 күн бұрын