Take the 2-minute tour ×
Movies & TV Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for movie and tv enthusiasts. It's 100% free, no registration required.

During the whole imprisonment of Bruce Wayne in The Dark Knight Rises, did the prisoners know who he was, specifically that he was the Batman? I think they only knew him to be a friend of Bane.

Did they have any idea that Batman and Bruce Wayne were the same person?

share|improve this question
    
I can't see what difference that would make, since the prison was now being run by Bane and he had given express order to keep Bruce alive till the bomb goes off. –  KeyBrd Basher Jan 2 '13 at 11:18
add comment

1 Answer 1

I don't remember any of the prisoner making any comment about Bruce Wayne while he is kept captive in the pit.
Therefore, I would think that nobody knows who he is.
After all, they are prisoners with few information coming from the outside world. Furthermore, their prison is in a country far away from where Bruce Wayne's activities are famous.
When he escapes, the prisoners cheer up not for who he is, but for what he has done : beaten the pit and showed all the prisoners that it was possible to escape, thus giving them great hope.

share|improve this answer
3  
In the end he didn't just give them hope, but freed them, by lowering a rope down there once he escaped. Otherwise correct answer. –  Napoleon Wilson Jan 1 '13 at 13:49
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.