History Film / TheDisappearanceOfAliceCreed

21st Dec '16 6:36:58 PM Pysiewicz
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* TheEndingChangesEverything: [[spoiler: That's when the title card finally shows up on screen, ''completely'' changing the meaning of the title]].
* ForWantOfANail:
** [[spoiler: If Vic stayed overnight and send Danny away, the entire plan would went smooth without any problems]].
** Alice [[spoiler: making a call and informing the police about entire charade. If only she had enough time to find where exactly she is...]]
** Later on [[spoiler: Vic still managed to pull everything together, secure the ransom, drive Alice away, keep his identity hidden from her father and... Danny shows up, already dying, killing Vic out of spite]].


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* ASimplePlan: PlayedWith. The film is far away from being a comedy and the bad guys are ''extremely'' competent, with relatively simple, but well-staged plan. A plan that didn't took into account [[spoiler: everyone trying to double-cross the rest of the cast]].
21st Dec '16 6:24:24 PM Pysiewicz
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* BuryYourGays: [[spoiler: In a sense, since Vic and Danny are dead at the end of the film]].

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* BuryYourGays: [[spoiler: In a sense, since Vic [[spoiler:Vic and Danny are dead at the end of the film]].
19th Dec '16 6:38:37 AM Pysiewicz
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* BuryYourGays: In a sense, since [[spoiler:Vic and Danny are dead at the end of the film]].

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* BuryYourGays: [[spoiler: In a sense, since [[spoiler:Vic Vic and Danny are dead at the end of the film]].



* TheLawOfConservationOfDetail

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* TheLawOfConservationOfDetailTheLawOfConservationOfDetail: The film ''thrives'' on it, slowly expanding the initial scope of the story.



* ManlyTears

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* ManlyTearsManlyTears: [[spoiler: Vic cracks down when he starts to doubt the success of his plan]].
19th Dec '16 6:34:07 AM Pysiewicz
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%%* NotWithTheSafetyOnYouWont

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%%* NotWithTheSafetyOnYouWont* NotWithTheSafetyOnYouWont: [[spoiler: Alice realises too late a gun needs to get the safety removed first]].



** [[spoiler: Danny and Vic are lovers]], which is how Danny ensures that he can trust Vic enough to pick up the money alone.

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** [[spoiler: [[StraightGay Danny and Vic are lovers]], lovers]]]], which is how Danny ensures that he can trust Vic enough to pick up the money alone.



* StraightGay: Completely necessary for TheReveal to work.
6th Dec '15 12:50:24 PM Morgenthaler
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* [[spoiler: BuryYourGays]]: In a sense, since [[spoiler:Vic and Danny are dead at the end of the film]].

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* [[spoiler: BuryYourGays]]: BuryYourGays: In a sense, since [[spoiler:Vic and Danny are dead at the end of the film]].



* [[spoiler: ChekhovsGun]]:

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* [[spoiler: ChekhovsGun]]:ChekhovsGun:



* [[spoiler: DeathEqualsRedemption: Played straight with Vic, who is perfectly willing (if reluctant,) to murder an innocent person if it will benefit him, but does what he can to save her when he knows he's about to die anyway. Subverted with Danny, who leaves Alice (whom he supposedly loves) to starve to death while he runs off with the money, even though it later turns out his wound was fatal and so the MoralEventHorizon was pointless.]]

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* [[spoiler: DeathEqualsRedemption: [[spoiler: Played straight with Vic, who is perfectly willing (if reluctant,) to murder an innocent person if it will benefit him, but does what he can to save her when he knows he's about to die anyway. Subverted with Danny, who leaves Alice (whom he supposedly loves) to starve to death while he runs off with the money, even though it later turns out his wound was fatal and so the MoralEventHorizon was pointless.]]



* [[spoiler: HiddenHeartOfGold: Vic. He really loves Danny. He don't want to harm Alice... too much.]]

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* [[spoiler: HiddenHeartOfGold: [[spoiler: Vic. He really loves Danny. He don't want to harm Alice... too much.]]



* [[spoiler: NotWithTheSafetyOnYouWont]]

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* [[spoiler: NotWithTheSafetyOnYouWont]]%%* NotWithTheSafetyOnYouWont



* [[spoiler: StraightGay]]: Completely necessary for TheReveal to work.

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* [[spoiler: StraightGay]]: StraightGay: Completely necessary for TheReveal to work.
15th Mar '15 3:02:13 PM Temmere
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* IronicEcho: Early on, Vic reasures a slightly panicked Danny that everything is all right and that he needs Danny for the plan to succeed. Later on, it's Danny who must calm down Vic and recall to him that they both need each other.

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* IdiotBall: For the most part Alice is fairly competent, but [[spoiler:when she goes to get the keys from Danny's clothes she gets much closer to him than she needed to and stays there quite a while, allowing him to turn the tables on her.]]
* IronicEcho: Early on, Vic reasures reassures a slightly panicked Danny that everything is all right and that he needs Danny for the plan to succeed. Later on, it's Danny who must calm down Vic and recall to him that they both need each other.
15th Mar '15 10:37:16 AM Temmere
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''The Disappearance of Alice Creed'' is a 2009 British thriller film directed by J Blakeson starring Gemma Arterton, Martin Compston, and Creator/EddieMarsan.

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''The Disappearance of Alice Creed'' is a 2009 British thriller film directed by J Blakeson starring Gemma Arterton, Creator/GemmaArterton, Martin Compston, and Creator/EddieMarsan.
15th Mar '15 6:18:52 AM Temmere
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* [[spoiler: DeathEqualsRedemption: Played straight with Vic, who is perfectly willing (if reluctant,) to murder an innocent person if it will benefit him, but does what he can to save her when he knows he's about to die anyway. Subverted with Danny, who leaves Alice (who he supposedly loves,) to starve to death while he runs off with the money, even though it later turns out his wound was fatal and so the MoralEventHorizon was pointless.]]

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* [[spoiler: DeathEqualsRedemption: Played straight with Vic, who is perfectly willing (if reluctant,) to murder an innocent person if it will benefit him, but does what he can to save her when he knows he's about to die anyway. Subverted with Danny, who leaves Alice (who (whom he supposedly loves,) loves) to starve to death while he runs off with the money, even though it later turns out his wound was fatal and so the MoralEventHorizon was pointless.]]
21st Sep '14 10:07:02 AM nelec
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''The Disappearance of Alice Creed'' is a 2009 British thriller film directed by J Blakeson starring Gemma Arterton, Martin Compston, and Eddie Marsan.

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''The Disappearance of Alice Creed'' is a 2009 British thriller film directed by J Blakeson starring Gemma Arterton, Martin Compston, and Eddie Marsan.Creator/EddieMarsan.
18th Apr '14 9:06:01 PM Angeldeb82
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* BadassDamsel: Alice might be a kidnapped girl, but she's not an ExtremeDoormat.



* ColdOpen: If you don't know what the film is about ([[SpoilerTitle which is rather hard to do]]), the opening is one of the best teasers in years. Also, there is no title screen until the last frames [[spoiler: making the ending ambiguous]].

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* ColdOpen: If you don't know what the film is about ([[SpoilerTitle which is rather hard to do]]), the opening is one of the best teasers in years. Also, there is no title screen until the last frames [[spoiler: making the ending ambiguous]].DamselOutOfDistress: Alice might be a kidnapped girl, but she's not an ExtremeDoormat.



* TheTeaser: If you don't know what the film is about ([[SpoilerTitle which is rather hard to do]]), the opening is one of the best teasers in years. Also, there is no title screen until the last frames [[spoiler: making the ending ambiguous]].



** [[spoiler: Subverted later on, when she's more than willing to kill Danny. ]]

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** [[spoiler: Subverted later on, when she's more than willing to kill Danny. ]]
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