History Film / Exam

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
10th Jan '16 4:04:11 AM NoriMori
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%%* {{Adorkable}}: Deaf

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%%* {{Adorkable}}: DeafDeaf, between his glasses, his slouch, and his stutter.



* AsYouKnow: Some of the Invigilator's opening monologue comes off like this

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* AsYouKnow: Some of the Invigilator's opening monologue comes off like thisthis.



%%* BoundAndGagged: White
* BrainlessBeauty: White accuses Blonde of being this

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%%* * BoundAndGagged: White
[[spoiler:Black]] does this to [[spoiler:White]] when he decides he's finally heard enough out of him.
* BrainlessBeauty: White accuses Blonde of being thisthis.



%%* BreakTheHaughty: White

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%%* * BreakTheHaughty: White[[spoiler:White gets dragged across the DespairEventHorizon at the end of the film]].



* NearVillainVictory: [[spoiler: White]] almost won but he was OutGambitted at the last second [[spoiler: Because Blonde changed the clock without him knowing.]]

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* NearVillainVictory: [[spoiler: White]] almost won but he was OutGambitted at the last second [[spoiler: Because Blonde [[spoiler:because Deaf changed the clock without him knowing.]]
6th Dec '15 12:12:31 PM Morgenthaler
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* AllMenArePerverts: Averted; of the four men, only one makes any sexual comments whatsoever.
9th Oct '15 10:58:50 PM DarkSoul
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* DarkHorseVictory: [[spoiler:Thought that White or even Black would win, didn't you? Nope, ''Blonde'' wins.]]
5th Jun '15 5:56:39 PM awesomia
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* HealingFactor: [[spoiler:Apparently the cure for ThePlague grants the one who takes it this.]]



* {{Irony}}: In the ending, [[spoiler:White is DrivenToSuicide, but is unable to finish himself off due to the fingerprinted trigger preventing him from [[AteHisGun shooting himself in the head]] now that the guard is in escort mode. Minutes later, the gun is revealed to be a HealingShiv that would have cured him of ThePlague.]]



* KingIncognito: [[spoiler:Deaf was the CEO all along.]]



%%* LivingMacGuffin: The security guard.

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%%* LivingMacGuffin: * LivingProp: The security guard.guard is a very literal example of this, acting mainly as an entity to drag the disqualified out, [[spoiler:and even moreso once White realizes [[ChekhovsGun his weapon]] is fingerprinted]].



* MeaningfulEcho: Anytime someone is disqualified, they replay the Invigilator stating the rule that was just broken; [[spoiler: the only exception is Brown's disqualification]]

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* MeaningfulEcho: Anytime someone is disqualified, they replay the Invigilator stating the rule that was just broken; [[spoiler: the only exception is Brown's disqualification]]disqualification.]] The Invigilator's opening lines are also quoted whenever an advance seems to be made based on what he did or did not say.



* NeverASelfMadeWoman: White accuses Blonde of this.

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** Of course, this isn't considering the fact that [[spoiler:he most definitely would not have figured out the question anyway, let alone the answer.]]
* NeverASelfMadeWoman: White accuses Blonde of this. [[spoiler:Within minutes she's disproven this by getting the job.]]



* SelfHarm: Dark's scars are shown in both her introduction and a scene late into the movie.



* SmallNameBigEgo: White; Dark notes that he shows most of the symptoms of Narcissitic Personality Disorder.

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* SmallNameBigEgo: White; Dark notes that he shows most of the symptoms of Narcissitic Narcissistic Personality Disorder.Disorder, and he's absolutely certain of how ahead of the game he is [[spoiler:right up until the guard drags him out.]]


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* WeHardlyKnewYe: The very second piece of dialogue in the entire film is [[spoiler:the Chinese Girl's pleading as she's disqualified.]]
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