History Film / WelcomeToTheDollhouse

24th May '16 4:51:51 AM benda
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* SoundtrackDissonance: Pretty much deliberate, as the movie is a BlackComedy.

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* SoundtrackDissonance: Pretty much deliberate, as the movie is a BlackComedy.BlackComedy based on bitter {{Irony}}. Playing heavenly [[Theatre/PeerGynt Solveig's Song]] to what the viewer must think is a prelude to a rape is outright jawsdropping... on the second thought, rather brilliant.
23rd May '16 1:48:44 AM benda
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* SmallNameBigEgo: Steve.



* SmallNameBigEgo: Steve.

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* SmallNameBigEgo: Steve.SoundtrackDissonance: Pretty much deliberate, as the movie is a BlackComedy.
22nd May '16 7:29:33 PM benda
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* HopeSpot: Ironically, Missy's abduction. For a little while it even seems that Dawn is now appreciated by her family at least.

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* HopeSpot: Ironically, Missy's abduction. For a little while it even seems that looks like Dawn is now appreciated by her family at least.least, and Dawn herself seems to be resolved to take her life into her own hands.
22nd May '16 7:14:05 PM benda
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* HopeSpot: Ironically, Missy's abduction. For a little while it even seems that Dawn is now appreciated by her family at least.
22nd May '16 7:10:56 PM benda
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* ADateWithRosiePalms: Implied to be the way Dawn sprained her finger. Or so he wants Steve to think.

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* ADateWithRosiePalms: Implied to be the way Dawn sprained her finger. Or so he she wants Steve to think.
22nd May '16 7:06:48 PM benda
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* ADateWithRosiePalms: Implied to be the way Dawn sprained her finger.

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* ADateWithRosiePalms: Implied to be the way Dawn sprained her finger. Or so he wants Steve to think.



* DownerEnding: [[spoiler: In the end, nothing at all has improved for Dawn, and she's in the exact same miserable state as before.]]

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* DownerEnding: [[DownerEnding Downer Everything]]: [[spoiler: In the end, nothing at all has improved for Dawn, and she's in the exact same miserable state as before.]]
7th Apr '16 2:24:58 PM DivineDeath
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* ClassicalAntiHero: Dawn's an insecure and unloved PinballProtagonist who's trapped in a downward spiral of misery who's either unable or unwilling to improve her situation.



* ShaggyDogStory: [[spoiler:Despite all her trials and tribulations, Dawns' situation has not improved by the end of the movie. She's just as miserable as she was before.]]
** [[spoiler:ShootTheShaggyDog]]: When you take the sequel into account. [[spoiler:Dawn's life did not improve once she finally grew up and got out of the hellish neighborhood. She gained weight, got pregnant, and committed suicide.]]

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* ShaggyDogStory: [[spoiler:Despite all her trials and tribulations, Dawns' situation has not improved by the end of the movie. She's just as miserable as she was before.]]
** [[spoiler:ShootTheShaggyDog]]:
]] When you take the sequel into account. [[spoiler:Dawn's account, [[spoiler:it becomes a ShootTheShaggyDog story as Dawn's life did not improve once only gets worse before she finally grew up and got out of the hellish neighborhood. She gained weight, got pregnant, and committed suicide.kills herself.]]
19th Jan '16 6:49:38 PM jedidarrick
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* BlackComedyRape: A number of examples.Brandon arranges ahead of time that he was going to rape Dawn and they reschedule when it doesn't work out the first time. [[spoiler:He doesn't actually go through with it]].

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* BlackComedyRape: A number of examples. Brandon arranges ahead of time that he was going to rape Dawn and they reschedule when it doesn't work out the first time. [[spoiler:He doesn't actually go through with it]].
29th Jul '15 3:03:47 AM shamblingdead2
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While ''Palindromes'' is considered a nominal sequel, as of 2015, ''Weiner Dog'' has [[http://variety.com/2015/film/news/todd-solondz-weiner-dog-julie-delpy-greta-gerwig-brie-larson-1201527570/ begun shooting]].
18th May '15 9:01:20 PM Cranberries
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* ImGoingToDisneyWorld: In the end, Dawn is on the school bus with a band choir traveling to Florida, though it's not said where it was going.

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* ImGoingToDisneyWorld: In a brief phone conversation between Dawn's mother and an unknown friend, it's brought up that Dawn is supposed to be going on a trip to Disney World with the school glee club, and to the mother's bewilderment confides in her friend that she doesn't understand why Dawn would apparently NOT want to go on the trip. In the end, Dawn is on the school bus with a band the choir traveling to Florida, though on the interstate. Though it's not said where it was going.going, it can be assumed that Dawn was forced to go to Disney World with her classmates after all.
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