In one scene, Nicholas enters a hotel room. A pornographic movie plays on the TV; moaning can be heard and close-up shots of faces are shown on the TV. Nothing graphic is shown.
A woman is seen wearing her bra before entering the bathroom for a shower.


When Nicholas enters a hotel room, he finds dozens of Polaroid pictures of men and women in various states of undress scattered throughout the room.
Polaroid pictures of lingerie and male and female nudity (breasts, buttocks) are shown.
Some sexual references.
One scene shows a very brief sexual cartoon still.


Film review:Translated by www.rabudo-ru.com


David Fincher is a famous director who ignores the IQ of the audience. From “seven sins” to “fight club”, he dug countless pits, large and small, and everyone jumped down with him, willingly and happily. Every time you are so excited that you think you already know the truth, he makes another 180 degree reversal and suddenly gives you a stick and a bad smile: “you are still a little tender”. The most rare thing is that the audience is also looking forward to being ridiculed for the surprise after suddenly realizing it. However, this “the game” is indeed a bit of a slip.

Trying to understand the idea of the screenwriter, I probably want to tell such a story. Nick witnessed his father’s death, and the shadow of his father’s suicide in childhood has been looming subconsciously. The gloomy memory of his childhood affected Nick’s marital relationship, brotherhood and behavior style. His brother wanted to help him out, so he hired an omnipotent organization to set up this network.

First of all, let me lament the magic tricks of this CRS organization. The unanticipated checkpoints set are not counted. How could he figure out that Nick would jump out from that angle and hit it just right from that last jump in four directions of a building. With such a small air cushion, how did he know which direction the wind was blowing? If there was a slight difference, our dear Nick didn’t know where he was thrown obliquely. It’s really like God’s help.

Besides the problem of mental endurance, the scale of these guys is too big. It’s nothing to say that they were thrown into Mexico in an elevator accident. They locked people in the car and threw them into the sea. They expected that Nick would be so calm and carry a door handle with them. It’s like a magician playing underwater escape, which can be called an ashes level prank. Feel the kindness of Nick. If someone puts a pushpin on your chair and yells “victory!” when you yell, He has not hesitated to return his accurate punch. On the other hand, you have to succumb to the imagination of those pranks. Zhang Yong, a teacher of Chinese and Western art, once showed us his experience of that year. When I woke up early in the morning, I found a circle of bicycles hanging from the trees on the campus, which was called a domineering and presumptuous youth. Think now, the lack of imagination and pranks are not up to grade.

Many plot settings of the story are puzzling and logically debatable. He stubbornly smashed the unexpected drama to the audience who had no time to respond. However, the film is impossible to make, and any bizarre plot is acceptable. But as far as the theme is concerned, it should be to express the sentence in the Bible, “I was blind before, now I can see everything”, which should be a redemption for the lost soul. However, the effect of shooting is relatively simple. Some things worth exploring are quite superficial, such as the feelings between two brothers and the influence of father on Nick, which can become the driving force and driving force behind suspense. However, the expansion of the film obliterates these possibilities. The screenwriter implies a logic, that is, no matter what the process is, as long as Nick jumps at the end and simply reproduces his father’s situation in that year, everything can be solved. Nick has a happy day. What a naive and romantic idea.

Psychologically, people’s mental trauma is related to childhood experiences. The deepest brand in the early stage of life comes from the image of father and mother. Whether it’s gene or personality, this influence is deep-rooted and indelible. Childhood experience has a crucial impact on our personality mold. We may live in many patterns formed by childhood all our life without being aware of it. Or exhausted by the lack of needs lost in childhood. On the surface, we are free. In fact, we always experience the same process of beginning and ending unconsciously in similar situations. Nick’s adult life constantly encounters separation, suffering and indifference. The last picture of his father is always “situational reproduction” in his mind from time to time. Psychology calls this phenomenon “forced repetition”. Of course, this reproduction is not subjective, but a subconscious process. In his subconscious mind, he tried to recreate the trauma of that year in order to create opportunities to repair it. However, this attempt is often ineffective. It can not really meaningful repair the trauma, but make people constantly experience the trauma again.

In fact, not only through those painful symptoms, but also in psychoanalysis, the more important thing is to understand and understand ourselves, understand their deep psychological needs and conflicts, remove the iron wall like self-defense system cast in long-term life, and then light up, so as to achieve the real realm of freedom. The film did not untie the knot about his father at all. Nick tried to inquire from the housekeeper, but it was just an embarrassing understatement. He finally chose to follow in his father’s footsteps, which shows that he has not untied the knot. Inexplicably happy ending, is it to celebrate that he finally found the culprit, or to celebrate that he survived? Was he really redeemed? Is he really reborn? Deliberately let the protagonist resurrect, the director must be very proud “look, I calculated your death.” Death is not up to you. This resurrection seems more sad to me. Without the last five minutes of Dogtail, the film might give people deeper thinking.

In fact, the deepest feeling this film gives me is the word “trust”. When you can’t believe what your eyes see, when you have nothing, when you can’t fight, who will be the first and perhaps the only one to think of?

At the most critical moment at the bottom of the sea, Nick was suddenly calm. He told himself “it’s just a game” yes, everything, and finally, just a game

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