The disillusionment is portrayed as a gravest cause of faulty decisions and motives that lead to multiple consequences. For instance, due to his disillusionment, Gallimard in the movie lost his life, family, legacy, wife, and personal dignity.
Looking at the complicated love affair, I see the potential of disillusionment in derailing noble courses. Gallimard already had a stable marriage with children and a reputation to safeguard. However, due to the disillusions of beauty and stereotype, he engages in a parallel and fateful affair with a fellow man.
It is uncertain whether at any one time it has been morally upright for men to have affairs outside a legally constituted marriage like in the case of Gallimard. Furthermore, the practice of same sex affairs that is the component of the film is uncommon among many civilizations. Only currently are single sex marriages gaining root in liberal