I literally cannot stop crying.
This is the saddest part in the whole of Inglorious Basterds.
“I love you, and you love me. And we both know that you wont let me do this alone.”
Marcel would do anything for Shosanna; they love each other more than anything in the world and they would die for each other.
You can see it in the desperation of their last kiss.
But the saddest part is that by the time Marcel sees Shosanna on the projector, she has already been shot. She was shot rejecting a man who would save her life because she loves Marcel and would not betray his love for even her own life.
Marcel does not yet know that when Shosanna is saying “Marcel, burn the tapes,” over the projector that this is that last time that he will see her face.
He does not yet know that his response of “Oui, Shosanna,” is the last thing that he will say while she is alive.
And the look on his face when he says it… Adoration, peace, contentment, love.
Their love for each other is what I dream of. Do not think that I am kidding when I say that I literally cannot stop crying. The proofreading of this post that I have done to make sure that there are no errors is ridiculous in the state I am in; all because I cannot insult their story with shotty writing.
Their story is the most heart wrenching and I really cannot stop crying.