There’s always this inherent kind of limit to the self,” he says. “You know, there is a limit to how far one can connect with the world because of the self, and I think that’s what I’ve been talking about the whole time. Like, why is that hard? Like, why aren’t films true? Why aren’t songs true?
I don’t really get what he’s saying, especially the “why aren’t films true? why aren’t songs true?” part. Does it mean that life doesn’t go the way like films or songs? Like life doesn’t go the way you imagine/want?