Sutherland remarks that he saw great pain, and sorrow, a darkness underneath the gold fish pound painting. Churchill wonders, is that a reflection of what is in you or me. Except, Churchill was obviously feeling these emotions when he created the painting.
But it is just art, it is not personal.I think, in an odd, way, Daldry is stating that is true of this miniseries as well.
I still don't understand why Great Britain still has one. It seems like an anarchism in this age.
Which makes me wonder why they chose this interpretation, as opposed to a less damning one of Church and Country? Maybe because this one provided the most angst and drama? Or it appears this was the most logical reason?
I think there are certain cultural differences between countries, faiths, etc that are difficult to wrap one's head around?