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The day I graduated from high school would be the perfect moment in my life that I’d like to make into a one-second film. It was a culmination of my success in school and all of the adversity I have overcome in my life.
Holding my first child in my arms for the first time.
I'm not sure that any moment can ever be perfect. That's half the intrigue of the film.
He picked me up by the throat and slammed me into the wall, just inches above the stereo speaker, leaning his full body weight into my throat, strangling me. Without thinking, I pulled my knees up tight to my chest, planted both booted feet firmly against his chest and kicked him away. His 5' 9", 225 pound, body-building, championship black belt self flew backward across his living room and landed with a satisfying "THUMP" on his back in the floor as he wheezed, "Where'd you learn THAT?"
The moment for me would be the precise moment my brother passed. I don't know if you would consider that perfect but it has had the most profound effect on me. He was only 12 but lived a life of full of pain. That second felt like an hour of the most unimaginable experience that you can never prepare for.
I remember this one night about a year ago I was driving home around one or two in the morning so obviously it was dark out and there were stars like nobody's business...that night I had been extremely upset about the way things had been going with my boyfriend at the time, and I was worried about going to college and such and such and so on. Anyways, I'm sort of a romantic, and wish on stars all the time as a sort of habit-comfort thing...So I was driving along a dark road, the only car around, and I look up and see this beautiful bright vibrant star and I think "what the hell, why not" so I think about things and decide all I really want is for things to cheer up a bit...suddenly I noticed my star was flying away...I then realized I had wished on an air plane of all things...I began to laugh until I was making myself cry from laughing so hard...and ever since then, everything has been fantastic for me...=)
Either my birth or my death, I don't/won't remember either but both are the greatest moments a person will have
Definitely the moment I got my acceptance letter from college last fall- simply amazing.
A moment from my childhood. Sitting around the kitchen table with my parents, brother, and grandparents...laughing. Happiest moments of my life. I tear up to think about them.
When i got a case of the giggles during my wedding ceremony
When I got my wings the first time I was ever on an airplane. I think the captain, or a male flight attendant, gave me a pin with wings on it, and he actually pinned it on my shirt. I felt super special - I was 4. I like flying. The moment the pin went through the fabric, that is what it would be.
The first time I held my son.
The moment I stepped into the airplane leaving Korea for Toronto when I was 9 years old. It was the biggest turning point of my life, not to mention the perfect moment I would like to be caught into a one-second film.
If I could choose one perfect moment from my life to turn into a one-second film, it would have to be the moment the sun rose above the horizon after my night of camping in the Sahara outside Timbuktu. I'd woken up early that morning and was in the process of collecting sand with a young Tuareg child as the sky exploded from an inky black into a brilliant orange. I still have a vile of that sand at home.
perfect moment of my life will be seeing my name on this film!
The 'perfect moment' would be when you first dive into a body of water.
That night I was sitting on an old wooden fence in the middle of nowhere in Texas. It was windy.
The second you get the feeling you want to dance, in any random fashion... Even if it sucks and not care who sees.
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