“I just… I want you to know that I’m not mad. I’m just sorry. About everything. I don’t want you to get hurt at all. And I don’t wanna lose you. Just make sure you heat up some real food, not just Eggos. And I want you to eat all the peas, even if they’re mushy and gross. And… I will be home soon.”
It’s important that more films are made where women are shown telling their own stories and that neither the female character nor her story is dependent on the male character. Rey has her own story and she’s doing her own thing in the film.
— Actress Daisy Ridley on playing a strong female character whomst young women can look up to.