Seeing Red: The Adelaide in Us

A reflection on privilege and duality.

Lupita Nyongo: Us (2019)

Warning: Spoilers for the film Us.

“How you could have taken me with you,” Red wistfully states to the Adelaide that has taken over her life. All that you have, all that you are, all that you’ve become — you took from me. Careful planning and preparation have lead to this day and this very moment where she faces the villain…