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Pulp Fiction is an American crime film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino that unites the intersecting storylines of gangsters, criminals, and dishonest people in Los Angeles. It reflects the story of two hitmen, Vincent Vega and Jules Winnfield, who are on a mission to reacquire a suitcase that belongs to their mobster boss, Marsellus Wallace. In a different intersecting storyline, Butch Coolidge, an aging boxer, is paid by Marsellus Wallace to throw a fight, but he instead crosses Marsellus Wallace by winning the fight and then has to flee from the consequences. The film intensely focuses on conversations between characters that reveal both a dark comedy style of humor and their perspectives on life. The film's appropriate title is a reference to the pulp magazines and crime books popular during the twentieth century, known for their dialogue and violent nature. The director's unique style of remarkable dialogue, extensive use of violence, nonlinear chronology, and powerful, relatable character creation contribute to the central theme of how chance governs the plot and contributes to the formation of ethical views. The movie focuses on how accidents dominate and direct the movie and how these accidents constitute the disjointed nature of the plot. Tarantino's views of ethics can be related to those of French philosopher Emmanuel Levinas who describes how ethics are only formed by chance and accident (Bergo). This philosophy is exemplified when an unknown shooter unbelievably misfires at Jules and Vincent, causing Jules to reassess his life and form new ethics. As a result of this odd chance, Jules gives up his job as a hitman while Vincent does not ultimately lead to Vincent's death and Jules's life being spared. This view is also demonstrated in the chance

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