History Film / TheQuietEarth

28th Apr '16 7:20:59 PM benda
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* GoMadFromTheIsolation: Zac. [[spoiler: Which makes the ending a true FridgeHorror, since he's not only no longer isolated from other people but from his own ''planet'' and possibly ''dimension''.]]

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* GoMadFromTheIsolation: Zac. [[spoiler: Which makes the ending a true FridgeHorror, since he's not only no longer isolated from other people but from his own ''planet'' and possibly ''dimension''. Alternatively, the Universe might have been changed in such a fundamental way that it's actually ''Earth'' which is now a moon of Saturn. In a way, that's even scarier.]]
18th Apr '16 3:33:57 PM Berrenta
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* DespairEventHorizon: Crossed by Zac early on, and in a big way. [[ItGotBetter He gets better,]] at least temporarily, but it's a close thing.

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* DespairEventHorizon: Crossed by Zac early on, and in a big way. [[ItGotBetter He gets better,]] recovers, at least temporarily, but it's a close thing.
13th Apr '16 2:36:27 PM benda
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13th Apr '16 2:13:25 PM benda
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* TokenMinority: Considering the film's premise, Api may well be the only Maori (or non-white person ''period'', for that matter) left in the world. Not that there's much sense to speak of ani minorities in ''a world of three'', of course.

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* TokenMinority: Considering the film's premise, Api may well be the only Maori (or non-white person ''period'', for that matter) left in the world. Not that there's much sense to speak of ani any minorities in ''a [[spoiler: '''a world of three'', three''']], of course.
13th Apr '16 2:12:15 PM benda
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* TokenMinority: Considering the film's premise, Api may well be the only Maori (or non-white person ''period'', for that matter) left in the world.

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* TokenMinority: Considering the film's premise, Api may well be the only Maori (or non-white person ''period'', for that matter) left in the world. Not that there's much sense to speak of ani minorities in ''a world of three'', of course.
16th Mar '16 9:55:08 AM AnotherGuy
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* InNameOnly: As mentioned in the description, the film has very little to do with the book it is based on. For starters, the book [[spoiler: implies that the protagonist is trapped in an eternal loop as punishment after he let his son drown, which he states as being his "external suicide". He will always wake up at 6:12 in his apartment, live for three weeks, then commit suicide, which will restart the cycle.]] The film acts as if [[spoiler: everything is real and Zac, Joanne, and Api are really the only humans left on Earth.]]

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* InNameOnly: GroundhogDayLoop: As mentioned in the description, [[InNameOnly the film has very little to do with the book it is based on.on]]. For starters, the book [[spoiler: implies that the protagonist is trapped in an eternal loop as punishment after he let his son drown, which he states as being his "external suicide". He will always wake up at 6:12 in his apartment, live for three weeks, then commit suicide, which will restart the cycle.]] The film acts as if [[spoiler: everything is real and Zac, Joanne, and Api are really the only humans left on Earth.]]


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* {{Irony}}: Zac is doomed to always be isolated from the human race.
7th Feb '16 3:25:33 AM Dimas28
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* AdaptationNameChange: The protagonist's name in the book is John Hobson.


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* InNameOnly: As mentioned in the description, the film has very little to do with the book it is based on. For starters, the book [[spoiler: implies that the protagonist is trapped in an eternal loop as punishment after he let his son drown, which he states as being his "external suicide". He will always wake up at 6:12 in his apartment, live for three weeks, then commit suicide, which will restart the cycle.]] The film acts as if [[spoiler: everything is real and Zac, Joanne, and Api are really the only humans left on Earth.]]
20th Dec '15 11:56:46 AM eroock
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* BookEnds: The film begins with a slow shot of a sunrise. The film ends with, well, [[spoiler: a planetrise - yeah, that enormous ringed world on the cover finally makes its appearance in the film's closing shot.]]

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* BookEnds: {{Bookends}}: The film begins with a slow shot of a sunrise. The film ends with, well, [[spoiler: a planetrise - yeah, that enormous ringed world on the cover finally makes its appearance in the film's closing shot.]]
20th Dec '15 11:56:10 AM eroock
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''The Quiet Earth'' was a film created in UsefulNotes/NewZealand and directed by Geoff Murphy, starring Bruno Lawrence as a scientist who awakens in a hotel room to find himself [[LastOfHisKind the last man on Earth.]] The film was originally [[FilmOfTheBook based on a novel]] by Craig Harrison, but bears very little resemblance to the novel's plot. While the film was marketed as a film about the last man in the world, [[TrailersAlwaysSpoil the trailers did a good job of spoiling that particular plot point.]]


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''The Quiet Earth'' was a film created in UsefulNotes/NewZealand and directed by Geoff Murphy, starring Bruno Lawrence as a scientist who awakens in a hotel room to find himself [[LastOfHisKind the last man on Earth.]] The film was originally [[FilmOfTheBook based on a novel]] by Craig Harrison, but bears [[InNameOnly very little resemblance resemblance]] to the novel's plot. While the film was marketed as a film about the last man in the world, [[TrailersAlwaysSpoil the trailers did a good job of spoiling that particular plot point.]]

20th Dec '15 11:55:22 AM eroock
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''The Quiet Earth'' was a film created in UsefulNotes/NewZealand and directed by Geoff Murphy, starring Bruno Lawrence as a scientist who awakens in a hotel room to find himself [[LastOfHisKind the last man on Earth.]] The film was originally based on a novel by Craig Harrison, but bears very little resemblance to the novel's plot. While the film was marketed as a film about the last man in the world, [[TrailersAlwaysSpoil the trailers did a good job of spoiling that particular plot point.]]


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''The Quiet Earth'' was a film created in UsefulNotes/NewZealand and directed by Geoff Murphy, starring Bruno Lawrence as a scientist who awakens in a hotel room to find himself [[LastOfHisKind the last man on Earth.]] The film was originally [[FilmOfTheBook based on a novel novel]] by Craig Harrison, but bears very little resemblance to the novel's plot. While the film was marketed as a film about the last man in the world, [[TrailersAlwaysSpoil the trailers did a good job of spoiling that particular plot point.]]

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