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"Elephant" is a smart, studied and artful look at the school shooting phenomena. Director Gus Van Sant creates a dreamlike quality as events play out from the perspective of half a dozen or so unrelated students, all but two of whom believe it's just an ordinary day.

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Why was the movie 'Elephant' given that title?

I don't know if Gus Van Sant has admitted it but it seems clear that this movie has been inspired by the shooting in Columbine High School. Is there a link between this event and an elephant? Why is ...