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If he was faking about being "cured" and being non-violent, was he also faking about Beethoven music making him ill? Because that drove him so mad he attempted suicide by jumping out a window, seriously injuring himself. I think if he had been faking his cure he would not have gone to such extreme lengths to prove it. Also, as I mentioned in commenting on ...
I'm of the opinion Kubrick changed the story so that in the movie, Alex was faking that the conditioning worked. Basically I was convinced by the case made by this analysis from a guy named Rob Ager. Here's a key excerpt: In the book Alex spouts his own objection as the preacher and Minister debate the morality of the Ludovico technique, “Me, me, me. ...
After being released, he is attacked by vagrants. I believe that if he was faking, he would have defended himself. Instead, two bobbies come along and save him. They turn out to be his old "droogs" Dim and Georgie who then also beat him up. I believe that if he was faking then he would have tried to protect himself.
At first I thought it might have been a breakaway model, used by the likes of Orsen Welles to make a camera appear to pass through a neon sign or window in Citizen Kane, but then I watched the clip and realized this could not be the case. I have had some experience with motion control cameras, and this certainly seems to have been produced using a track ...
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