History Film / TheHole

4th Jul '17 12:53:33 PM fearlessnikki
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* DrivenToSuicide: [[spoiler: Liz frames Martyn for the crimes, making it look like a suicide]].


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* FinalGirl: Liz fits a lot of the requirements - brunette, more modest, slightly wallflowerish, brainy [[spoiler: but in the actual events, we see she's not like that at all]].


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* HiddenDepths: Geoff especially seems like a typical JerkJock but turns out to genuinely care for Frankie.


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* InspectorJavert: DCS Howard is almost desperate to pin the case on Martyn.


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* MaleFrontalNudity: Geoff and the rest of the rugby team go full frontal for a scene in which Frankie walks through the boys' locker room.


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* NotWhatItLooksLike: Martyn confronts Liz in her house, leading to her breaking a biscuit tin in the kitchen. Later, Philippa visits Liz and is seen taking her away in her car just as Mrs Dunn arrives home. She then phones the station, claiming Liz has been abducted.
* PinkMeansFeminine: Frankie the AlphaBitch is seen wearing a pink dress in an early scene with Liz, brings several pink things down to the bunker with her and her accessory is an inflatable pink chair.
9th Apr '17 8:52:23 AM Malady
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* ThePlace: What happened at the hole is the focus of the story. Also an example of TheTheTitle.


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* TheTheTitle: Also ThePlace, as what happened at the hole is the focus of the story.
30th Mar '17 3:17:15 AM puceron
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* ThereAreNoTherapists: Averted initially as the police therapist guesses early on [[spoiler: that Liz is making her story up]] but then played straight when [[spoiler: she's unable to stop Liz from getting caught]].

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* ThereAreNoTherapists: Averted initially as the police therapist guesses early on [[spoiler: that Liz is making her story up]] but then played straight when [[spoiler: she's unable to stop get Liz from getting caught]].caught for her actions]].
23rd Mar '17 6:02:29 PM fearlessnikki
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* AdultsAreUseless: In this case [[spoiler: Liz]] knows their uses and manipulates them for her own ends.

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* AdultsAreUseless: In this case [[spoiler: Liz]] Liz Dunn]] knows their uses and manipulates them for her own ends.



* ClusterFBomb: Mike.

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* ClusterFBomb: Mike.Mike is prone to rattling off a lot of curse words. But hey, he's a teenager.
--> "Hey, I'm not fucking retarded. The fucking door won't fucking open!"



* FaceHeelDoorSlam: [[spoiler: Liz is given two opportunities to undo what she did. The first is when she's about to unlock the door but then discovers Frankie's body. The second is when the psychologist hears her story and says she has to make a statement. Liz then pretends to be innocent and that she was forced into the bunker]].



* TheGhost: Mike's ex-girlfriend Amber.
* HardDrinkingPartyGirl: Frankie.

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* TheGhost: Mike's ex-girlfriend Amber.
Amber is mentioned several times but never appears on-screen.
* HardDrinkingPartyGirl: Frankie.Frankie, who keeps bottles in her dorm room.



* JerkJock: Mike and Geoff

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* JerkJock: Mike and GeoffGeoff, rugby players who rough house and bully other people.



* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: Mike when he [[spoiler: murders Geoff in a fit of rage]].

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* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: Mike when he [[spoiler: murders Geoff in a fit of rage]].rage, Liz also appears to have a moment like this]], though how genuine it is...
--> "I've killed all of you!"



* RapunzelHair: Frankie.
* RedHerring: [[spoiler: Martyn]].
* UnreliableNarrator: The psychiatrist knows Liz is being this one when her story has a happy ending, given the fact that [[spoiler: all the other kids in The Hole with her are dead]]. Though she doesn't know that the reason for the inconsistent story is because [[spoiler: it's all Liz's fault]].

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* RapunzelHair: Frankie.
Frankie's beautiful blonde hair goes down to her waist.
* RedHerring: [[spoiler: Martyn]].
Martyn, as invoked by Liz]].
* UnreliableNarrator: UnreliableNarrator:
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The psychiatrist knows Liz is being this one when her story has a happy ending, given the fact that [[spoiler: all the other kids in The Hole with her are dead]]. Though she doesn't know that the reason for the inconsistent story is because [[spoiler: it's all Liz's fault]].



* UncannyValleyGirl: [[spoiler: Liz]].

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* UncannyValleyGirl: [[spoiler: Liz]].Liz who seems like a CoolLoser but is totally nuts]].
23rd Jan '17 3:18:00 PM Idek618
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* DownerEnding: [[spoiler: It was all Liz's fault; she held herself, Frankie, Mike and Geoff hostage because she wanted Mike to fall in love with her, and caused Frankie's death, and had Mike murder Geoff because of what he thought to be the last can of stuff to drink they had; Mike found out about Liz when he woke up to see her opening the door of the "hole", he angrily climbed up the stairs to wring her neck and unfortunately ended up getting killed. The psychiatrist knows the truth, but Liz managed to set a trap on her and to pin the blame on somebody else - Martyn, who she has drowned right after hiding the key in his pocket.]] And in an AlternateEnding [[spoiler: We saw her beginning another obsession, now with long blonde hair and calling herself 'Beth'.]]

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* DownerEnding: [[spoiler: It was all Liz's fault; she held herself, Frankie, Mike and Geoff hostage because she wanted Mike to fall in love with her, and caused Frankie's death, and had Mike murder Geoff because of what he thought to be the last can of stuff to drink they had; Mike found out about Liz when he woke up to see her opening the door of the "hole", he angrily climbed up the stairs to wring her neck and unfortunately ended up getting killed. The psychiatrist knows the truth, but Liz managed to set a trap on her and to pin the blame on somebody else - Martyn, who she has drowned right after hiding the key in his pocket.]] And in an AlternateEnding [[spoiler: We saw we see her beginning another obsession, now with long blonde hair and calling herself 'Beth'.]]



* ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice: [[spoiler: After Liz reveals to Mike that she locked them in order to make him fall in love with her, Mike curses her and threatens to kill her. Before he can get to her, the ladder which he's climbing on breaks and stabs him in the chest.]]

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* ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice: [[spoiler: After Liz reveals to Mike that she locked them in order to make him fall in love with her, Mike curses her and threatens to kill her. Before he can get to her, the ladder which he's climbing on breaks and stabs him in the chest.]]



* KarmaHoudini: [[spoiler: Liz. She trapped her friends down to the hole so she could get Mike to fall in love with her. When that didn't work, she pins the blame on Martyn by hiding the key in his pocket. And she gets away with everything.]]

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* KarmaHoudini: [[spoiler: Liz. She trapped her friends down to the hole so she could get Mike to fall in love with her. When that didn't work, she pins pinned the blame on Martyn by hiding the key in his pocket. And she gets got away with everything.]]



** This is even more true in the book, since the entire thing is from [[spoiler:Liz's]] perspective, and we only get a hint of the truth at the end in [[spoiler:the doctor's letter, which makes an reference to Liz being "the only survivor."]]

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** This is even more true in the book, since the entire thing is from [[spoiler:Liz's]] perspective, and we only get a hint of the truth at the end in [[spoiler:the doctor's letter, which makes an a reference to Liz being "the only survivor."]]
23rd Jan '17 3:10:44 PM Idek618
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20th Sep '16 5:26:57 PM FuzzyBoots
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* BunkerWoman: With a literal bunker. [[spoiler: Albeit that is the girl behind it, and she's pretending to be just as trapped.]]
29th May '16 12:38:51 PM Morgenthaler
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* BlondGuysAreEvil: Geoff though he turns out to be alright after all. [[spoiler: And a female version with 'Beth' in an AlternateEnding]].
19th Apr '16 6:21:07 PM ShiroAkuma
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Not to be confused with another work called ''[[ParallelPornTitles The Hole]]'', which is a gay porn parody of ''Film/TheRing''; ''Film/{{Holes}}'' by Louis Sacher; or ''The Hole'' (2009).

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Not to be confused with another work called ''[[ParallelPornTitles The Hole]]'', which is a gay porn parody of ''Film/TheRing''; ''Film/{{Holes}}'' by Louis Sacher; Sachar; or ''The Hole'' (2009).
6th Jan '16 4:23:44 PM aye_amber
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* {{Yandere}}: [[spoiler: Liz. She trapped the others in the hole so she could get closer to Mike.]]

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* {{Yandere}}: [[spoiler: Liz. She trapped the others in the hole hole, so she could get closer to Mike.]]
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