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Dear Mr. Vernon, we accept the fact that we had to sacrifice a whole Saturday in detention for whatever it was we did wrong. But we think you’re crazy to make an essay telling you who we think we are. You see us as you want to see us - in the simplest terms, in the most convenient definitions. But what we found out is that each one of us is a brain, and an athlete, and a basket case, a princess, and a criminal.

Does that answer your question? Sincerely yours, the Breakfast Club.

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“You see us as you want to see us,  in the simplest terms with the most convenient definitions.”

The Breakfast Club (1985) dir. John Hughes

Dear Mr. Vernon,

We accept the fact that we had to sacrifice a whole Saturday in detention for whatever we  did wrong. What we did *was* wrong. But we think you’re crazy to make us write an essay telling you who we think we are. You see us how you want to see us. In the simplest terms. In the most convenient definitions. But what we found out is that each one of us is a Brain, and an Athlete, and a Basket Case, a Princess, and a Criminal… Does that answer your question? Sincerely yours, The Breakfast Club 

Dear Mr. Vernon, we accept the fact that we had to sacrifice a whole Saturday in detention for whatever it was we did wrong. But we think you’re crazy to make us write an essay telling you who we think we are. When you see us as you want to see us… In the simplest terms, in the most convenient definitions. But what we found out is that each one of us is a brain… and an athlete… and a basket case… a princess… and a criminal. Does that answer your question?

Sincerely yours, the Breakfast Club.

—  The Breakfast Club

Dear Mr. Vernon:

We accept the fact that we had to sacrifice a whole Saturday in detention for whatever it was we did wrong, but we think you’re crazy to make us write an essay telling you who we think we are. You see us as you want to see us… In the simplest terms and the most convenient definitions. But what we found out is that each one of us is a brain… …and an athlete… …and a basket case… …a princess… …and a criminal.

Does that answer your question?
Sincerely yours

—  The Breakfast Club
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The Breakfast Club (1985)
Dir: John Hughes
DOP: Thomas Del Ruth
“You see us a brain, an athlete, a basket case, a princess and a criminal. Correct? That’s the way we saw each other at 7.00 this morning. We were brainwashed.”