In the final sequence from Mr. & Mrs. Bridge, Mrs. Bridge is backing out of the garage when her Lincoln coupe stalls in the doorframe, trapping her inside of the car. When she realizes her situation, she cries for help -- but no one can hear her. Several hours pass. A bored expression paralyzes her face as she absently taps the windshield. The scene is a concise summary of her life. It materializes her spiritual isolation, and shows, in a single episode, how loneliness progresses naturally to boredom and ultimately to indifference.

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