for the movie I chose to watch was vanilla sky, this film was made in 2001. One
of the three existential tenets that I chose was at the beginning of the movie
when David was driving him and Brian to work and they almost had a crash. Then for
my second tenet that I am choosing will be when McCabe and David were talking
about dreams and reality. And then for my last tenet I am choosing when David
was standing on the top of the building having deciding to jump or not.
So to go into more detail about my
first tenet, when David and Brain nearly crashed in the middle of the road, they
were headed to work and David got distracted while driving and looked away from
the road. But the time that he looked up he was about to hit a bicycler, so he
swerved to avoid him and then had to avoid a few more cars until they looked up
and saw that a delivery truck was about to hit them and their conversation was
Brian: My own death was right there in front of me, and you
know what happened? Your life flashed before my eyes.
David: How was it?
Brian: Almost worth dying for.
for my second tent is when McCabe and David were discussing is David was able
to figure out if he was in a dream or if he was in reality. In the movie David signed
a contract with a company called life extension, this company was able to
freeze your body after you passed away they were able to unfreeze it and you
would be able to live your life at a certain stage and were able to live in
that stage forever. At this point in the movie David wasn’t able to tell what
was unreal or what was actually happening.
Are you able to tell the difference between dreams and reality?
I don’t know what is real.
my last existential tent I will be using when David was in an existential
crisis. This crisis happened when David and the Tech support guy were on the
roof of the life extension building and David had to decide if he wanted to
live in reality or a dream. David was able to think of anything in his “dream”
and make it happen on the roof top he made Sophie appear and they had one last kiss.
VENTURA: There are no guarantees. But remember,
even in the future, the sweet is never as sweet without the sour.
DAVID: How do I wake up?
VENTURA: The decision is yours. (Ventura
glances over the edge.)
DAVID: And I chose this scenario, didn’t I?
VENTURA: Yes, to face your last remaining fear of heights.
MCCABE: David, don’t listen to him. You were right. This is the
Seven Dwarves. It’s a set up! You can’t trust him.
VENTURA: Don’t feel bad, David. This winning
man is your creation. It’s in his nature to fight for his
existence. But he’s not real.