History Film / Exam

1st Nov '16 7:56:46 PM Da1tonTheGreat
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''Exam'' is a 2008 PsychologicalThriller about eight job applicants vying for an amazing (but vague) position in a mysterious but powerful company. They are put into a room, and a speech is recited to them:

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''Exam'' is a 2008 2009 PsychologicalThriller about eight job applicants vying for an amazing (but vague) position in a mysterious but powerful company. They are put into a room, and a speech is recited to them:
15th Aug '16 1:07:47 PM Morgenthaler
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* ClockDiscrepancy: This proves vital in the climax when White uses the guard's gun to threaten first Brown, then Blonde to leave the room so that he'll win the examination by default. [[spoiler:It turns out that Deaf had changed the clock when no one was looking, so when White talks to the Invigilator as soon as he thinks he's won, he just disqualified himself because they were still within the time limit.]]
18th Jul '16 12:40:43 PM Morgenthaler
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* GenreSavvy: Most of the cast; see Exact Words.
18th Jul '16 2:18:05 AM Morgenthaler
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%%* DangerouslyGenreSavvy: [[spoiler: White and Brown.]]
21st May '16 9:33:44 PM FuzzyBoots
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* {{Foreshadowing}}: [[spoiler: The question asked was "Any questions?" The correct answer: No. When the characters first start talking, one of the first questions one asks is "Anyone figure out the answer yet?" The first response given? "No."]]
* [[spoiler: "A job you'd kill for?"]]

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* {{Foreshadowing}}: {{Foreshadowing}}:
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[[spoiler: The question asked was "Any questions?" The correct answer: No. When the characters first start talking, one of the first questions one asks is "Anyone figure out the answer yet?" The first response given? "No."]]
* ** [[spoiler: "A job you'd kill for?"]]
21st May '16 1:43:06 PM Morgenthaler
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%%* BlondesAreEvil: Averted
14th May '16 6:19:49 AM Mondkuh
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* SoftGlass: No one is ever cut or hurt by the shards of glass around the room.

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* SoftGlass: No one is ever cut or hurt by the shards of glass around the room. This is quite sensible, as the room was clearly planned with the expectation that people would break it.
3rd Apr '16 4:59:33 AM eroock
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* AfterTheEnd: A minor example, but the film takes place after the worst part of a pandemic.
15th Feb '16 7:27:53 PM NoriMori
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* ChekhovsGun: [[spoiler:Deaf's glasses, the voice-activated lights, the gun, the pencils, Blonde's hair pin, White's pills, Brown's coin, the test papers themselves; it'd be easier to list things that DIDN'T qualify.]]

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* ChekhovsGun: [[spoiler:Deaf's glasses, the voice-activated lights, the gun, the pencils, Blonde's hair pin, White's pills, pills and wristwatch, Brown's coin, coin and chewing gum, the broken glass, test papers themselves; it'd be easier to list things that DIDN'T qualify.]]



* CruelTwistEnding: [[spoiler: For White; he disqualifies himself by addressing the Invigilator before time runs out- because Deaf messed with the clock to speed up time when no one was paying attention.]]

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* CruelTwistEnding: [[spoiler: For White; he disqualifies himself by addressing the Invigilator before time runs out- out because Deaf messed with the clock to speed up time the clock when no one was paying attention.]]
15th Jan '16 8:07:02 AM Anddrix
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* ViewersAreMorons: See MeaningfulEcho

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%% * ViewersAreMorons: See MeaningfulEcho
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