History Film / Sleeper

4th Sep '17 8:08:52 PM AnotherGuy
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--->"My God... I just beat a man insensible with a strawberry!"

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--->"My God... I just beat a man insensible senseless with a strawberry!"



* GiantFood: Advances in agriculture result in comically immense fruits and veggies. Miles notably and quotably "Beats a man insensible with a ''strawberry''."

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* GiantFood: Advances in agriculture result in comically immense fruits and veggies. Miles notably and quotably "Beats a man insensible senseless with a ''strawberry''."
1st Feb '17 7:00:45 AM speedyboris
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* SilentFilm: It's not one, but some of the sequences where Miles escapes the soldiers are set to that bouncy jazzy score and lack sound effects and dialogue, evoking the "feel" of a silent film.
4th Dec '16 8:01:14 AM AnotherGuy
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* InsaneTrollLogic:
-->'''Luna:''' ''(amazed)'' Miles, do you know that "God" spelled backwards is "dog"?\\
'''Miles:''' So?\\
'''Luna:''' It makes you think.\\
'''Miles:''' [[SureLetsGoWithThat Luna, help me push the car.]]
4th Dec '16 7:53:33 AM AnotherGuy
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** Also when Miles "confirms" the scientists' hypothesis that recordings of Howard Cosell were used as a torture device.

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** Also when Miles "confirms" the scientists' hypothesis that recordings of Howard Cosell were used as a torture device.[[note]]Made even funnier when you know Allen and Cosell were good friends and the former was {{Troll}}ing the latter.[[/note]]
4th Dec '16 7:50:39 AM AnotherGuy
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* GoodPeopleHaveGoodSex: Having natural sex with Miles, Luna becomes a rebel. [[SubvertedTrope Then believes in free love.]]
26th Oct '16 3:37:39 AM Nakuyabi
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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: The film was orginally a three-hour epic with the first half set in the present. Allen eventually decided only the second half was worthwhile.
26th Oct '16 3:36:18 AM Nakuyabi
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* SocietyMarchesOn: In-universe example: one fellow wears a sweater dress with a large Swastika emblazoned on it. It's PlayedForLaughs, but ItMakesSenseInContext, since 200 years from now, Nazism will be a distant historical subject, with no living Holocaust victims or even children of victims alive to make it a hot button subject. Moreover, the swastika is depicted turning to the left (the Nazi swastika turns in the opposite direction), further suggesting that the symbol is used to convey a different meaning in this future. In the context of the futuristic fascist society, however, it still takes on a sinister subtext, too.

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* SocietyMarchesOn: In-universe example: one fellow wears a sweater dress with a large Swastika swastika emblazoned on it. It's PlayedForLaughs, but ItMakesSenseInContext, since 200 years from now, Nazism will be a distant historical subject, with no living Holocaust victims or even children of victims alive to make it a hot button subject. Moreover, the depicted swastika is depicted turning to the left dextral (the Nazi swastika turns in the opposite direction), is sinestral), further suggesting that the symbol is used to convey a different meaning in this future. In the context of the futuristic fascist society, however, it still takes on a sinister subtext, too.
12th Oct '16 3:56:52 AM Morgenthaler
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* {{Brainwashed}}[=/=]{{Deprogram}}: Parodied as with everything else; Miles is subject to brainwashing to make him conform, and Luna must deprogram him. The deprogramming process, however, goes through a number of different personalities until it ends up being an impromptu performance of ''AStreetcarNamedDesire''. With Miles as Blanche and Luna as Stanley.

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* {{Brainwashed}}[=/=]{{Deprogram}}: Parodied as with everything else; Miles is subject to brainwashing to make him conform, and Luna must deprogram him. The deprogramming process, however, goes through a number of different personalities until it ends up being an impromptu performance of ''AStreetcarNamedDesire''.''Theatre/AStreetcarNamedDesire''. With Miles as Blanche and Luna as Stanley.
17th Aug '16 2:44:05 PM margdean56
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* FutureImperfect: The scientists knowledge of the past is limited and comes from old tapes of Howard Cosell. They seek to learn more by asking a Creator/WoodyAllen character which one supposes is an improvement.
** Art in this future is influenced by big-eye-kid painter Walter Keane[[note]]Well, not ''exactly'', as noted in ''Film/BigEyes''[[/note]] - "Keane" is in fact the descriptive term for a brilliant work.
* GiantFood: Advances in agriculture result in comically immense fruits and veggies. Miles notably and quotably "Beats a man sensible with a ''strawberry."

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* FutureImperfect: The scientists scientists' knowledge of the past is limited and comes from old tapes of Howard Cosell. They seek to learn more by asking a Creator/WoodyAllen character character, which one supposes is an improvement.
** Art in this future is influenced by big-eye-kid painter Walter Keane[[note]]Well, not ''exactly'', as noted in ''Film/BigEyes''[[/note]] - -- "Keane" is in fact the descriptive term for a brilliant work.
* GiantFood: Advances in agriculture result in comically immense fruits and veggies. Miles notably and quotably "Beats a man sensible insensible with a ''strawberry.''strawberry''."



* MythologyGag: Luna's rebel song is identical to Esposito's from ''Film/{{Bananas}}'': "Rebels are we! Born to be free - just like the fish in the sea!"

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* MythologyGag: Luna's rebel song is identical to Esposito's from ''Film/{{Bananas}}'': "Rebels are we! Born to be free - -- just like the fish in the sea!"



* SoundtrackDissonance: The music is very jazzy for such a clean and dull future - because Miles is a jazz musician.

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* SoundtrackDissonance: The music is very jazzy for such a clean and dull future - -- because Miles is a jazz musician.
17th Aug '16 2:39:21 PM margdean56
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--->"My God... I beat a man sensible with a strawberry!"

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--->"My God... I just beat a man sensible insensible with a strawberry!"
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