The Fountain
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The Fountain

Course Number: FILMST 46, Winter 2008

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The Fountain 1/30/2008 3:20:00 PM Parallelism Hair on the tree prickles as he nears it. Hair on Lizzy's neck does the same when he kisses it. The nebula appears in all 3 worlds: space traveler soars into it, modern people see it in telescope, Mayans say its where their dead go. Star shines above the dark storm clouds in the Mayan jungle, the Franciscan priest is alone in the forest using the dagger as a guide to...

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Fountain 1/30/2008 The 3:20:00 PM Parallelism Hair on the tree prickles as he nears it. Hair on Lizzy's neck does the same when he kisses it. The nebula appears in all 3 worlds: space traveler soars into it, modern people see it in telescope, Mayans say its where their dead go. Star shines above the dark storm clouds in the Mayan jungle, the Franciscan priest is alone in the forest using the dagger as a guide to find the hidden temple. Thomas is the warrior in Spanish times, Tommy is the drifter and the surgeon Ring: Spanish queen gives Thomas a ring of promise of his quest and a promise of her marriage to him upon his return, Tommy's wedding ring to Isabella, and....... "finish it" : hears that voice in the bubble, Izzy tells him "finish it" when shes in the hospital, instructing him to finish the final chapter of her book death: priest dies, isabelle dies, tree dies. White door, snow opens with quote from Genesis 3 Tree of Life is a theme Flaming sword protecting it? Spanish Times Symbol of the cross with a golden something in the middle of it Ancient Spanish conquistador has a ring Inquisitor is a sick dude. Believes that the body is a cage for the soul. "Death frees every soul." The Queen's dress looks as if it has golden roots on it. She has a solution for hope. They have a map to the Tree of Life: inside a hidden temple in the core of Maya. The map is the dagger that killed a certain conquistador (Thomas?) Use of deep space--conquistador is advancing through corridor with skulls in it towards staircase In a jungle is Something on the stairs Confronted by native army Leader is captured by the natives, taken up the stairs where the native leader retreated to bright star in background as character reaches the top of the stairs Mayan temple Enters inside, without resistance Squares off with the Mayan Priest, inference: killed by his flaming sword Space Cut to interstellar drifter, meditating in the air. Inside a bubble with a tree in it. Drifting through space. Seems to be the guardian of the tree The tree has hairs on it that perk up when the guardian speaks to it. His wife in the hospital bed fades in and out of reality when's he;s the bubble Tree dies when nearing nebula Enters the shabala, explodes, becomes a new tree Modern Cuts to modern times, his girlfriend is bugging him. The name's Tommy. He's a surgeon. Operating on a monkey (Donovan), who has a brain tumor? Rapid growth of something. Uses some tree from South America as a medicine (tree of life?) o The monkey recovers incredibly: the tumor is unaffected, but the monkey is cognitively stronger and more alive than ever before o loses his wedding ring while he's in surgery has picture of Mayan temple-esque structure in his house, and has a tropical bird for a pet. sees a nebula while looking through a telescope: its called Shabalba in Mayan language. Represented their underworld, where the souls go to be reborn his wife, Elizabeth, can't feel hot and cold anymore; she feels different inside: she has a brain tumor o she's writing a book The Fountain 1/30/2008 3:20:00 PM 1/30/2008 3:20:00 PM

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