History Film / MulhollandDrive

10th May '16 12:43:19 PM AnotherGuy
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* MarySue: An InUniverse example, Betty, who is Rita's fantasy.
29th Apr '16 4:00:33 PM eroock
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* CensorShadow: In the bedroom, when Rita unrobes, we see little more than just her silhouette against the light coming in through the window.[[note]]Blurring had to be added to [[Creator/LauraElenaHarring Laura Harring]]'s front part for the DVD release.[[/note]]



* SexySilhouette: In the bedroom, when Rita unrobes, we see little more than just her silhouette against the light coming in through the window.[[note]]Blurring had to be added to [[Creator/LauraElenaHarring Laura Harring]]'s front part for the DVD release.[[/note]]
29th Apr '16 3:48:55 PM eroock
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* Cuckold: Adam finds his wife with the pool man and after some struggle gets shamefully evicted from his own home.

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* Cuckold: {{Cuckold}}: Adam finds his wife with the pool man and after some struggle gets shamefully evicted from his own home.
29th Apr '16 3:46:35 PM eroock
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* SequencingDeception: In its last act (which conflicts with much of what is shown before), does some rapid intercutting between scenes that take place before and after the second-to-last scene.
12th Apr '16 7:21:54 AM benda
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* DownerEnding: Excusing the mind screw elements, the film ends on a real massive downer no matter what interpretation.

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* DownerEnding: Excusing the mind screw elements, the film ends on a real massive downer no matter what interpretation. Though arguably also EsotericHappyEnding, as [[spoiler: Diane finally managed to silence her fear and guilt.]]
11th Apr '16 10:46:41 AM benda
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* ThroughTheEyesOfMadness: Up to debate, but the scene with [[spoiler: sudden appearance of already deceased Camilla at Diane's place]] as well as one directly leading to [[spoiler: Diane's suicide]] certainly qualify. RuleOfSymbolism also applies though.
11th Apr '16 5:08:02 AM benda
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* DownerEnding: Excusing the mind screw elements, the film ends on a massive downer no matter what interpretation.

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* DownerEnding: Excusing the mind screw elements, the film ends on a real massive downer no matter what interpretation.
10th Apr '16 5:38:48 PM benda
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* MysteriousPast: Rita. [[spoiler: It was never resolved.]]

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* MysteriousPast: Rita. [[spoiler: It was never resolved.resolved... at least not when it could make sense to be.]]
10th Apr '16 5:33:15 PM benda
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* FilmNoir: The film could be called an homage to the genre. For example the character of Betty Elms is clearly inspired by many of Hitchcock's noir heroines. She even wears a dress suit that looks exactly like the one worn by Kim Novak in ''Film/{{Vertigo}}''.

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* FilmNoir: The film could be called an homage to the genre. For example the character of Betty Elms is clearly inspired by many of Hitchcock's noir heroines. She even wears a dress suit that looks exactly like the one worn by Kim Novak in ''Film/{{Vertigo}}''. The poster of ''Film/{{Gilda}}'' starring Rita Hayworth is briefly shown, which is where Laura Harring's character draws her chosen name from.
10th Apr '16 5:27:45 PM benda
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* DeusExScuseMe: The phone call that keeps the woman in #12 from joining Betty and Rita, so that they can enter #17 [[EnterStageWindow on their own terms]].

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* DeusExScuseMe: The phone call that keeps the woman in #12 from joining Betty and Rita, so that they can enter #17 [[EnterStageWindow on their own terms]]. [[spoiler: [[JustifiedTrope Justified]], as the whole scene was "plotted" by Diane's subconscious.]]
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