MENTAL ILLNESS PORTRAYED ON SCREEN
What makes it so appealing to the audience?
"For actors, it’s a cinematic gift, a chance to play a characteristic as well as a character. For directors, it’s a chance to explore the psyche in visual and narrative detail. For audiences, it’s a window into a world they will (hopefully) never experience. When combined in the just the right way, without histrionics or spectacle, the results can be incredible." - Source
“Are you still kind of blown over by the success of Game of Thrones and how people have responded to that show? I know how much we all love making it and I think that really translates for people." (x)
Sophie Turner for Tatler UK (April 2014)
"The episode makes it seem like the mother is dead. But, if this episode is named "Vesuvius", and we already know that "Vesuvius" is not the right answer, it just seemed like it was for a moment, then perhaps this is a red herring episode where incorrect conclusions were supposed to be made."
The Vesuvius Theory (x)
"If there was anyone who knew what the love of a family truly meant, it was the Starks.”