History Film / TheVillage

21st Jan '17 3:58:14 AM KingClark
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Rumors exist that it was partially inspired by a YoungAdult novel called ''Literature/RunningOutOfTime'' (note: reading the summary on that page will spoil this film.)

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Rumors exist that it was partially inspired by a YoungAdult novel called ''Literature/RunningOutOfTime'' (note: reading the summary on that page will spoil this film.)
film).
27th Sep '16 1:11:12 PM fearlessnikki
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* AuraVision: Ivy Walker's DisabilitySuperPower.

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* AuraVision: Ivy Walker's DisabilitySuperPower. Note that only certain people can be seen, which is why [[spoiler: she doesn't know it's Noah under the costume at the end]].



* {{Bathos}}: The AnswerCut from Kitty declaring her love for Lucius to her crying on the bed is clearly meant to be funny - if only due to the sheer MoodWhiplash. But at the same time, you still feel sorry for this poor girl who's had her heart broken.



** Averted by Kitty, who just spits out her declaration of love.

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** Averted by Kitty, who just spits out her declaration of love. She correctly assumes that Lucius is this, just not for her.



* {{Foreshadowing}}: Alice describes the black boxes that each of the village elders own as something that "the evil things from [her] past are kept close and not forgotten."

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* {{Foreshadowing}}: {{Foreshadowing}}:
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Alice describes the black boxes that each of the village elders own as something that "the evil things from [her] past are kept close and not forgotten."



* NothingIsScarier

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* NothingIsScarierNothingIsScarier: The creatures are barely seen, the horror instead coming from what the villagers fear they ''might'' do.



* TheReveal: [[spoiler: The Elders are so concerned about the village's innocence and purity because they have all been traumatized by modern society and believe that returning to an 1800s style of living will protect them and remove any further personal harm or grief.]]

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* TheReveal: TheReveal:
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[[spoiler: The Elders are so concerned about the village's innocence and purity because they have all been traumatized by modern society and believe that returning to an 1800s style of living will protect them and remove any further personal harm or grief.]]
24th Apr '16 10:38:07 AM Silverblade2
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* BittersweetEnding [=/=] DownerEnding: The movie definitely doesn't end on a happy note. On one hand, [[spoiler: Ivy made it back to the towns and Lucius will be saved from his grave injuries]]. On the other, [[spoiler: it is revealed that the elders are leading the villagers to live a life of lie based on their own loss of faith to modern society]]. Whether or not [[spoiler: the park ranger being aware of the HiddenElfVillage's existence]] is a good thing is also up for debate.

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* BittersweetEnding [=/=] DownerEnding: BittersweetEnding: The movie definitely doesn't end on a happy note. On one hand, [[spoiler: Ivy made it back to the towns and Lucius will be saved from his grave injuries]]. On the other, [[spoiler: it is revealed that the elders are leading the villagers to live a life of lie based on their own loss of faith to modern society]]. Whether or not [[spoiler: the park ranger being aware of the HiddenElfVillage's existence]] is a good thing is also up for debate.
25th Mar '16 1:29:13 PM stuffedninja
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Like most of Shyamalan's movies, the film has a TwistEnding.

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Like most of Shyamalan's movies, the film has a TwistEnding.
TwistEnding, and a [[BrokenBase quite controversial one]] at that; the ending garnered so many split reactions that it's the reason why this movie is widely seen as the start of Shyamalan's fall from grace.
17th Feb '16 7:57:52 PM cheedo
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* AnswerCut: Kitty Walker professes her all-enveloping love to Lucius Hunt, asking him if he reciprocates. Cut to Kitty crying her eyes out as her mother comforts her.

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* AnswerCut: Kitty Walker professes her all-enveloping love to Lucius Hunt, asking him if he reciprocates. Cut to Kitty crying her eyes out as her mother her sister comforts her.



** Ivy is outside trying to find Noah during a game of hide and seek, with a major rule being that neither can hide indoors. She has a conversation and a walk with Lucius, who takes her back to her house. She is asked by her mother to fetch a blanket, and does  only since she is blind, she can't see Noah standing in the closet.

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** Ivy is outside trying to find Noah during a game of hide and seek, with a major rule being that neither can hide indoors. She has a conversation and a walk with Lucius, who takes her back to her house. She is asked by her mother Kitty to fetch a blanket, and does  only since she is blind, she can't see Noah standing in the closet.



* DisappearedDad: Lucius' father is said to have passed way when he was young. [[spoiler: He was killed by a mugger on the way home from the grocery store apparently.]]

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* DisappearedDad: Lucius' father is said to have passed way away when he was young. [[spoiler: He was killed by a mugger on the way home from the grocery store apparently.]]


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* HeroesWantRedheads: Lucius loves ginger-haired Ivy as much as she loves him.


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** To a much lesser extent with Edward, who is married to Tabitha but secretly loves Lucius' mother, Alice.
25th Jan '16 1:57:02 PM shakma
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** Subverted by Kitty, who just spits out her declaration of love.

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** Subverted Averted by Kitty, who just spits out her declaration of love.
25th Jan '16 1:35:30 PM shakma
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* CanNotSpitItOut:
** Lucius has the hardest time sharing his feelings for Ivy.
** Subverted by Kitty, who just spits out her declaration of love.
22nd Dec '15 6:07:10 AM falcon2484
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** And the earlier reveal: [[spoiler: "Those We Don't Speak Of" don't actually exist.]]
2nd Nov '15 9:15:16 AM FF32
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* Foreshadowing: Alice describes the black boxes that each of the village elders own as something that "the evil things from [her] past are kept close and not forgotten."

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* Foreshadowing: {{Foreshadowing}}: Alice describes the black boxes that each of the village elders own as something that "the evil things from [her] past are kept close and not forgotten."
13th Aug '15 11:57:28 AM madius
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* SecretlyWealthy: [[spoiler: Implied with Edward Walker. It's his name on the huge nature preserve that the village is situated in, and he seems to have some political clout for him to be able to get a no-fly zone implemented for that area. At one point Edward talks of his brother's talent for making money, and a newspaper in the black box reads "Billionaire Walker Shot to Death", so he very much inherited his wealth from his death.]]

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* SecretlyWealthy: [[spoiler: Implied with Edward Walker. It's his name on the huge nature preserve that the village is situated in, and he seems to have some political clout for him to be able to get a no-fly zone implemented for that area. At one point Edward talks of his brother's talent for making money, and a newspaper in the black box reads "Billionaire Walker Shot to Death", Death" revealing his father died, so he very much inherited his wealth from his death.and the clout associated with it.]]
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