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To answer your question: Coming out of limbo is indeed difficult. It is made quite clear that being stuck in limbo makes you easily forget what is reality and if you stay for too long, you basically loose your mind in there. So just entering it doesn't already come without dangers, let alone finding and bringing back someone from there. Ariadne: And if ...


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It seems to be more a word of warning about the people in his basement and the analogy to heroin addiction in this universe (a room full of unconscious addicts in a grimy basement is very Trainspotting). Yusuf doesn't seem to have any prior connection to Cobb and may assume he doesn't know the full extent of what he's messing with and what it drives people ...


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First of all, I'd second MattD's answer that being acquainted with the intricacies of dream sharing, Yusuf generally made for a good companion, as they could use everyone they get. But in addition to that, they actually did multi-level dreaming, so they might very well need Yusuf's expertise in mixing sedatives inside the dream itself. Their minds, albeit ...


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Why does Cobb wake up in the water? If he wants to find Saito, why does he 'play around' in the ocean? Well, just because. I think that's already pretty well explained by Napoleon Wilson's answer. And on the other parts of your question: Did he stumble over his own-made cliff? You mean that the beach the movie starts with would be the same beach ...


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First of all, you have to keep in mind that the movie repeatedly plays with and takes advantage from the fact that in dreams you don't always know how things happen. The movie doesn't have to provide any explanation of how someone gets to a certain place or how something just appears out of nothing as there is none. In the same way it is not really relevant ...


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I asked the same question when watching it lately and while Origin's answer may be right in that he simply wanted to get absolutely sure, there might still be other reasons involved for directly approaching Fisher. Before Cobb hands him his drink, he brings the conversation to Fisher's father, saying what just seems a bit of flowery speech: Cobb: You ...



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