'It's too bad she won't live, but then again who does?'
It looks to me as if Jared Leto was always meant to be a drug addict (in movies). I mean, he's got the eyes, the haircut, the voice and he clearly feels comfortable in the role too. I would say it's destiny!
The mother is an example of someone that has reached a point in their life where their values fail them. Her husband is no more. Her son left her. There's nothing going on in her life at this…