He builds up to thanking the one individual who has been with him through it all—the voice in his ear telling him to keep going. The wording of the build-up seems to take Robbie's omission beyond forgetfulness or ignorance and into the realm of intentional slight.
Incorporating concepts of control, ethics and acceptance of the cards life deals out, “The Ticket” will be the helmer’s ticket to a broad arthouse audience.
Their pillow talk, combined with the low-toned warmth of their voices, speak of deep closeness and affection, and they’re a tight family with young son Jonah (Skylar Gaertner).
James prays daily, voicing his gratitude for such a wonderful life.
One of the most satisfying elements of the film is the way the director captures, visually and aurally, a sense of closeness between characters.
At the start, as only shifting shapes of light appear on screen, audiences hear the voices of James (Dan Stevens), blind since youth, and his wife Samantha (Malin Akerman).