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From the wikipedia page on the movie: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Revolver_%282005_film%29 Sam Gold is seen to be the 'king' in this chess game of gang warfare. He is the ultimate figure that all men are supposedly aspiring to be. Sam Gold is revealed to be an ultimately powerless cipher, whose power is granted only by those who invest in him. He ...


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Although many viewers felt like it was ripping off (or homaging?) the origin of O-Ren Ishii seen in Kill Bill Vol.1 (released two years earlier), other critics have alluded to the notion that the animation technique was used to illustrate a specific moment of 'non-reality'. Indeed, a comment made on the Film Geek Show blog suggests: This was to give you ...


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The film deals about pride and ego. Zach and Avi try to teach Jake that one needs to accept his weaknesses and recognize faults and fears. Once stripped of pride then your ego will show itself, which literally happens in the elevator scene. He battles his insticts of selfpreservation which ends up in a clash between himself and his ego. Once seperated he can ...


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From an interview with director Guy Ritchie: There's a lot of stylistic choices in Revolver, such as the animated scene. What's the idea behind them? It's funny, because I wrote it before 'Kill Bill' came out so I really wanted to have a whole animated sequence in the thing and fucking 'Kill Bill' came out and people went "oh, he's just copying ...


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This fantastic post over at IMDB explains the differences in a lot of detail (given its length, I've chosen to just link to it rather than copy and paste it in its entirety). Edit A summary of some differences (note, the link above is far more comprehensive and descriptive). This is intended for all people who have seen the US version and are wondering ...


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The movie isn't an analogy to chess. The movie is about the illusion that imprisons every one of us. Deep beneath the films violence, blood and grit, lurks a spiritual and enlightening message - a message echoed throughout time by revered figures such as Buddha and Bodhidharma, a message also echoed in Kabbalah (which is probably where Guy Ritchie drew his ...



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