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I recently watched Wrecked and have some unclear parts. I realized that during the robbery, the men (robbers) dragged along the Man only to use his vehicle. During that, we are shown the dumbfounded Girl sitting on a bench after the quarrel (?) with the Man. So I concluded that they are the fiance and fiancee.

It also explains why the Man sees the Girl almost every time after the accident (she is constantly in his memory).

But the problem: why does He try to (or for real) kill Her? And also, whenever He sees Her, with increasing intensity toward the end of the movie, she does not look good or happy at all.

Does it have something to with the Man getting a flashback (while leaning on the wrecked car), about He himself shooting the Girl?

I would be really thankful to anyone who could clear this up for me. I may be missing something, but can't get what it is...

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watched it, and also have quastions. can seem to find the answers by google. –  user1346 May 20 '12 at 22:11
something said movieweb.com/news/exclusive-adrien-brody-talks-wrecked –  user1346 May 20 '12 at 22:21

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From my understanding, there are a few things at work here. The first thing to do is read the pretty good summary of the film over at the Wikipedia Page.

To answer your questions: Why does he try to kill her? He realises he is hallucinating and that everytime he sees her and follows her he is led back to the car. He is frustrated, tired, confused and quick to anger, which is why he shot her (in his imagination at least).

Another theory is that its a manifestation of guilt/anger as he spends some time in the movie believing he is the criminal. Perhaps as he gets angrier he feels that since he's already committed these other crimes, he can commit this one too. It's possible, although I prefer the first suggestion in the paragraph above.

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