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25th Jan '16 11:39:49 AM VenomLancerHae
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* ChekhovsGun: Yoga, [[spoiler: it helps Vicente with keeping his self despite the radical changes his body has suffered]], the head sculptures Vera makes [[spoiler: which are identical to the one Vicente left unfinished before getting kidnapped]] and a woman's dress [[spoiler: which helps him with convincing his friend who he actually is]].

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* ChekhovsGun: ChekhovsGun:
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Yoga, [[spoiler: it helps Vicente with keeping his self despite the radical changes his body has suffered]], the head sculptures Vera makes [[spoiler: which are identical to the one Vicente left unfinished before getting kidnapped]] and a woman's dress [[spoiler: which helps him with convincing his friend who he actually is]].



* CreepyHousekeeper: Marilia.
* DeathByAdaptation: [[spoiler:Robert.]]

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%% * CreepyHousekeeper: Marilia.
%% * DeathByAdaptation: [[spoiler:Robert.]]



* DrivenToMadness: [[spoiler:Norma]]. ''[[BreakTheCutie Twice]]''.

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%% * DrivenToMadness: [[spoiler:Norma]]. ''[[BreakTheCutie Twice]]''.



* FauxAffablyEvil: [[spoiler:Robert]]

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%% * FauxAffablyEvil: [[spoiler:Robert]]



* LoveMakesYouCrazy/[[LoveMakesYouEvil Evil]]: The extent of [[spoiler:Robert's revenge, up to and including making Vicente look just like his own wife]], which ended up as...

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%% * LoveMakesYouCrazy/[[LoveMakesYouEvil Evil]]: LoveMakesYouCrazy: The extent of [[spoiler:Robert's revenge, up to and including making Vicente look just like his own wife]], which ended up as...wife]].



* KarmicTransformation: [[spoiler: At least according to Robert.]]
* KnightTemplarParent: And ''how''.
* MadScientist: Robert.

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%% * KarmicTransformation: [[spoiler: At least according to Robert.]]
%% * KnightTemplarParent: And ''how''.
%% * MadScientist: Robert.



* NearRapeExperience[=/=]DateRapeAverted: [[spoiler:Vicente to Norma. It's only after he slaps her unconscious (she kept crying and screaming "No!") that he realizes what he's doing and redresses her as best as he can, but he still leaves her lying there in the garden for Robert to find]].

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* NearRapeExperience[=/=]DateRapeAverted: NearRapeExperience: [[spoiler:Vicente to Norma. It's only after he slaps her unconscious (she kept crying and screaming "No!") that he realizes what he's doing and redresses her as best as he can, but he still leaves her lying there in the garden for Robert to find]].



* PunnyName: Unintentional. See {{Narm}} for details.
* RapeAndRevenge

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%% * PunnyName: Unintentional. See {{Narm}} for details.
Unintentional.
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* RapeAndRevenge



* RuleOfSymbolism

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* RuleOfSymbolismRuleOfSymbolism:



* ScaleOfScientificSins: Robert's breakthroughs in artificial skin are hailed as nigh-miraculous, until he confides with his superiors that he's using transgenic material from pigs (the animal with tissues closest to humans') to manufacture it. He's immediately chastised for it, since not only is it ''illegal'' and banned by the European scientific community, but because it's "unethical."

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* ScaleOfScientificSins: ScaleOfScientificSins:
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Robert's breakthroughs in artificial skin are hailed as nigh-miraculous, until he confides with his superiors that he's using transgenic material from pigs (the animal with tissues closest to humans') to manufacture it. He's immediately chastised for it, since not only is it ''illegal'' and banned by the European scientific community, but because it's "unethical."



* TooDumbToLive: Vicente [[spoiler: trying to have sex with an obviously deranged woman.]]

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* TooDumbToLive: TooDumbToLive:
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Vicente [[spoiler: trying to have sex with an obviously deranged woman.]]
9th Oct '15 11:57:43 PM fingernailblueblueblue7
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** Vera's bodysuit, a "second skin" that becomes his identity as much as the one Robert grafts on him.

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** Vera's bodysuit, a [[spoiler:a "second skin" that becomes his identity as much as the one Robert grafts on him.]]
19th Aug '15 12:41:29 AM OnTheHillside
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* BecomingTheMask: [[ZigZaggingTrope Played with]] and [[spoiler: ulitmatly subverted with Vicente/Vera]].
* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler:Vicente has had his revenge against Robert and managed to escape the mansion he was confined into, but he now female-assigned primary and secondary sex characteristics.]]

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* BecomingTheMask: [[ZigZaggingTrope Played with]] and [[spoiler: ulitmatly ultimately subverted with Vicente/Vera]].
* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler:Vicente has had his revenge against Robert and managed to escape the mansion he was confined into, but he now the female-assigned primary and secondary sex characteristics.characteristics he's been assigned won't be undone easily. Nor will all the trauma.]]



* DrivenToSuicide: [[spoiler:Robert's first wife, upon seeing her disfigured face for the first time, takes a flying leap off her balcony... right before their daughter's eyes]]. The incident traumatized the latter severely, and [[spoiler:just when she seems to get well enough to socialize in public again, Vicente's [[AttemptedRape attempted]] {{date rape}} completely ''broke her'' and she soon follows in her mother's footsteps]]. Later on, [[spoiler: Vicente tries to kill himself by slicing his throat open with a knife, which is why the mansion's staff is forbidden from handing him any edged or bladed items]]. In present time, [[spoiler:He half-heartedly attempts it again by using the ''paper'' from his books to cut herself, but as Robert states, if she had really meant it, he would have cut his throat instead of her chest]].

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* DrivenToSuicide: [[spoiler:Robert's first wife, upon seeing her disfigured face for the first time, takes a flying leap off her balcony... right before their daughter's eyes]]. The incident traumatized the latter severely, and [[spoiler:just when she seems to get well enough to socialize in public again, Vicente's [[AttemptedRape attempted]] {{date rape}} completely ''broke her'' and she soon follows in her mother's footsteps]]. Later on, [[spoiler: Vicente tries to kill himself by slicing his throat open with a knife, which is why the mansion's staff is forbidden from handing him any edged or bladed items]]. In present time, [[spoiler:He half-heartedly attempts it again by using the ''paper'' from his books to cut herself, himself, but as Robert states, if she he had really meant it, he would have cut his throat instead of her his chest]].



* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: [[spoiler: What Richard does to his daughter rapist.]] And what [[spoiler:Vera does when he's freed from captivity]].

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* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: [[spoiler: What Richard does to his daughter daughter's rapist.]] And what [[spoiler:Vera does when he's freed from captivity]].



* WhiteMaskOfDoom: Vera is having one of [[spoiler: his]] own.

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* WhiteMaskOfDoom: Vera is having has one of [[spoiler: his]] own.
14th Aug '15 3:04:20 PM OnTheHillside
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* StockholmSyndrome: [[spoiler:Vicente does a phenomenal job of faking this.]]
14th Aug '15 2:38:35 PM OnTheHillside
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* DrivenToSuicide: [[spoiler:Robert's first wife, upon seeing her disfigured face for the first time, takes a flying leap off her balcony... right before their daughter's eyes]]. The incident traumatized the latter severely, and [[spoiler:just when she seems to get well enough to socialize in public again, Vicente's [[AttemptedRape attempted]] {{date rape}} completely ''broke her'' and she soon follows in her mother's footsteps]]. Later on, [[spoiler: Vincente tries to kill himself by slicing his throat open with a knife, which is why the mansion's staff is forbidden from handing him any edged or bladed items]]. In present time, [[spoiler:He half-heartedly attempts it again by using the ''paper'' from his books to cut herself, but as Robert states, if she had really meant it, he would have cut his throat instead of her chest]].

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* DrivenToSuicide: [[spoiler:Robert's first wife, upon seeing her disfigured face for the first time, takes a flying leap off her balcony... right before their daughter's eyes]]. The incident traumatized the latter severely, and [[spoiler:just when she seems to get well enough to socialize in public again, Vicente's [[AttemptedRape attempted]] {{date rape}} completely ''broke her'' and she soon follows in her mother's footsteps]]. Later on, [[spoiler: Vincente Vicente tries to kill himself by slicing his throat open with a knife, which is why the mansion's staff is forbidden from handing him any edged or bladed items]]. In present time, [[spoiler:He half-heartedly attempts it again by using the ''paper'' from his books to cut herself, but as Robert states, if she had really meant it, he would have cut his throat instead of her chest]].



* LoveMakesYouCrazy/[[LoveMakesYouEvil Evil]]: The extent of [[spoiler:Robert's revenge, up to and including making Vincente look just like his own wife]], which ended up as...

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* LoveMakesYouCrazy/[[LoveMakesYouEvil Evil]]: The extent of [[spoiler:Robert's revenge, up to and including making Vincente Vicente look just like his own wife]], which ended up as...
14th Aug '15 2:36:40 PM OnTheHillside
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* DrivenToSuicide: [[spoiler:Robert's first wife, upon seeing her disfigured face for the first time, takes a flying leap off her balcony... right before their daughter's eyes]]. The incident traumatized the latter severely, and [[spoiler:just when she seems to get well enough to socialize in public again, Vicente's [[AttemptedRape attempted]] {{date rape}} completely ''broke her'' and she soon follows in her mother's footsteps]]. Later on, [[spoiler: Vera tries to kill himself by slicing his throat open with a knife, which is why the mansion's staff is forbidden from handing her any edged or bladed items]]. In present time, [[spoiler:Vera half-heartedly attempts it again by using the ''paper'' from her books to cut herself, but as Robert states, if she had really meant it, she would have cut her throat instead of her chest]].

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* DrivenToSuicide: [[spoiler:Robert's first wife, upon seeing her disfigured face for the first time, takes a flying leap off her balcony... right before their daughter's eyes]]. The incident traumatized the latter severely, and [[spoiler:just when she seems to get well enough to socialize in public again, Vicente's [[AttemptedRape attempted]] {{date rape}} completely ''broke her'' and she soon follows in her mother's footsteps]]. Later on, [[spoiler: Vera Vincente tries to kill himself by slicing his throat open with a knife, which is why the mansion's staff is forbidden from handing her him any edged or bladed items]]. In present time, [[spoiler:Vera [[spoiler:He half-heartedly attempts it again by using the ''paper'' from her his books to cut herself, but as Robert states, if she had really meant it, she he would have cut her his throat instead of her chest]].



* LieBackAndThinkOfEngland: [[spoiler:Vera when raped by Zeca, and again when lying with Robert, in order to earn both men's trust so she could escape]].
* LoveMakesYouCrazy/[[LoveMakesYouEvil Evil]]: The extent of [[spoiler:Robert's revenge, up to and including making Vera look just like his own wife]], which ended up as...

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* LieBackAndThinkOfEngland: [[spoiler:Vera when raped by Zeca, and again when lying with Robert, in order to earn both men's trust so she he could escape]].
* LoveMakesYouCrazy/[[LoveMakesYouEvil Evil]]: The extent of [[spoiler:Robert's revenge, up to and including making Vera Vincente look just like his own wife]], which ended up as...



* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: [[spoiler: What Richard does to his daughter rapist.]] And what [[spoiler:Vera does when she's freed from captivity]].

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* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: [[spoiler: What Richard does to his daughter rapist.]] And what [[spoiler:Vera does when she's he's freed from captivity]].



* SomethingOnlyTheyWouldSay: Vera invokes this [[spoiler:to be recognized as "Vicente" by Cristina, his mother's assistant]].
* TailorMadePrison: Vera's room in the mansion. A GildedCage it may be, catering to her needs and requests, but it's still custom-made to prevent her escape [[spoiler:or suicide]].

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* SomethingOnlyTheyWouldSay: Vera invokes this [[spoiler:to be recognized as "Vicente" Vicente by Cristina, his mother's assistant]].
* TailorMadePrison: Vera's room in the mansion. A GildedCage it may be, catering to her his needs and requests, but it's still custom-made to prevent her his escape [[spoiler:or suicide]].



* WhiteMaskOfDoom: Vera is having one of her own.

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* WhiteMaskOfDoom: Vera is having one of her [[spoiler: his]] own.
11th Jun '15 4:52:38 PM kyeo
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** Then there's the [[spoiler:actual gun that Vera shoots Robert with.]]
28th Mar '15 3:56:34 PM DeisTheAlcano
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* FateWorseThanDeath: Not only was [[spoiler: Vicente operated on repeatedly but [[spoiler: he]] was also used as ''a Guinea Pig for experiments with transgenic skin''.

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* FateWorseThanDeath: Not only was [[spoiler: Vicente operated on repeatedly but [[spoiler: he]] was also used as ''a Guinea Pig for experiments with transgenic skin''.
9th Nov '14 4:39:52 AM Morgenthaler
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* [[spoiler:AttractiveBentGender]]: Vera [[spoiler:is a man.]]

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* [[spoiler:AttractiveBentGender]]: Vera [[spoiler:is AttractiveBentGender: [[spoiler:Vera is a man.]]



* [[spoiler:DeathByAdaptation]]: Robert.

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* [[spoiler:DeathByAdaptation]]: Robert.DeathByAdaptation: [[spoiler:Robert.]]



* [[spoiler: DisproportionateRetribution]]: This movie might as well be called [[spoiler: DisproportionateRetribution]]: TheMovie.

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* [[spoiler: DisproportionateRetribution]]: DisproportionateRetribution: This movie might as well be called [[spoiler: DisproportionateRetribution]]: DisproportionateRetribution: TheMovie.



* [[spoiler: EasySexChange: Vera is actually Vicente after Robert's RoaringRampageOfRevenge.]]

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* [[spoiler: EasySexChange: [[spoiler: Vera is actually Vicente after Robert's RoaringRampageOfRevenge.]]



* [[spoiler:FalseRapeAccusation]]: Subverted: [[spoiler:the fact that there was no actual penetration doesn't make it any better, at least not in view of the consequences]].

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* [[spoiler:FalseRapeAccusation]]: FalseRapeAccusation: Subverted: [[spoiler:the fact that there was no actual penetration doesn't make it any better, at least not in view of the consequences]].



* [[spoiler: TheDogBitesBack:]] Vera[[spoiler: /Vicente]] [[spoiler: killing Robert]] at the end of the movie.

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* [[spoiler: TheDogBitesBack:]] TheDogBitesBack: Vera[[spoiler: /Vicente]] [[spoiler: killing Robert]] at the end of the movie.



* [[spoiler: KarmicTransformation: At least according to Robert.]]

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* [[spoiler: KarmicTransformation: [[spoiler: At least according to Robert.]]



* [[spoiler:SiblingYinYang]]: What Marilia initially says Robert and Zeca have, with one child being bright and obedient and growing up to be a famous doctor, and the other going off to deal drugs at age ''seven'' and turning out as a killer and robber. However, by her own admission, [[spoiler:[[NotSoDifferent they are both monsters]], they just expressed it in different ways]].

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* [[spoiler:SiblingYinYang]]: SiblingYinYang: What Marilia initially says Robert and Zeca have, with one child being bright and obedient and growing up to be a famous doctor, and the other going off to deal drugs at age ''seven'' and turning out as a killer and robber. However, by her own admission, [[spoiler:[[NotSoDifferent they are both monsters]], they just expressed it in different ways]].
23rd Jun '14 8:44:10 AM PersonalPOV
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** "Vera" is a short form of both the name "Verónica" (name derived from the Latin ''vera icon'' for "true image") as well as the Spanish word "verdadera," ("[the] true [one]," in the feminine.) [[spoiler:[[{{Irony}} "Vera" is Vicente's ''false'' persona]]]].

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** "Vera" is a short form of both the name "Verónica" (name derived from the Latin ''vera icon'' for "true image") as well as the Spanish word "verdadera," ("[the] true [one]," in the feminine.) [[spoiler:[[{{Irony}} "Vera" is Vicente's ''false'' persona]]]].persona, and of course he doesn't consider himself a woman]]]].
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