We Belong Together, like most “That woman is crazy!” films, doesn’t make said woman a complicated figure but more so a generic replica of what you’re already familiar with.
|Director(s)||Christopher B. Stoke|
|Screenplay By||Chaz Echols, Marques Houston, Christopher B. Stoke|
|Date Released||7/16/2019 (Netflix)|
|Good If You Like||
|Isn’t For You If You||
|Tracy/ Laura||Draya Michele|
|Thomas||Charles Malik Whitfield|
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We Belong Together Ending Explained & Commentary (with Spoilers)
So, Tracy, real name Laura, alongside her brother, killed their parents when they were 12 by fire, and the state decided, for 13 years, to have them in a mental institution. Now, why that amount of time specifically? Who knows? Also, outside of a random assortment of diagnosis, what came from a decade of therapy? Again, that isn’t clear. All we know is that Thomas smiled at her, she caught feelings, and whoever could threaten that relationship got handled.
First, it was Leslie, likely by Laura’s brother Alfred. Then Laura tried to kill Megan, Thomas’ ex-wife he still loves, by cutting her brake line and Alfred running her off the road, but that didn’t work. And as for why she did that? Well, because Thomas has long made it clear he still loves his ex-wife, and Laura was jealous she couldn’t replace her. Much less, Thomas refused to let Laura meet Brittany, Thomas’ daughter, so she saw this wall getting put up. One which made it clear that she was a rebound, and she needed to know her place.
Hence her trying to get rid of those obstacles, force a relationship with Brittany, and that all falling apart when she failed to kill Megan, in her own home, and the cops took her away. But, with it seeming Alfred found her and is about to let her out, it seems she might be free to roam again.
Question(s) Left Unanswered
- Why is it Alfred is doing so much for his sister? Be it killing people, setting her up with an apartment and new identity, just going way beyond what makes sense considering we don’t learn a damn thing about him?