History Tearjerker / CloudAtlas

29th Aug '16 8:55:39 AM renoraider
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** Imagine the facade these workers may very well be like that simply because they've grown numb with the lie. Even if they convince themselves of 'what' these fabricants are, they cannot deny the innocent, almost childlike demeanor they have. And with the knowledge to each and every one... it's enough to sap what moral joy is left in you and could certainly explain the blank, almost dead look on their faces.
14th Nov '15 6:03:34 AM AnotherEpicFail
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* The sad fate of one of Sonmi's Fabricant sisters, and [[spoiler: the truth behind Exultation]]. It's bad enough seeing just how excited she is to finally retire from her awful working life; what makes it even worse is that she clearly doesn't have the slightest inkling of what's about to happen. Up until the very end, that sweet guileless look never once leaves her face. [[spoiler: And then a slaughterhouse worker shoots her through the head with a bolt gun. As if to add insult to tragedy, the workers drop [[FauxAffablyEvil all pretences of friendliness]] and go about callously launching her body down the conveyer belt.]] Perhaps the saddest aspect of this scene is the music: by this stage, "Sonmi's Discovery" has left the loud, ominous orchestral stage behind, and continues in the form of a soft, mournful piano solo [[spoiler: as the Fabricant's eyes go dead and the work crew dispose of her.]]
25th Aug '14 7:48:44 PM theek01
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** Then when she [[spoiler:meets her end]]. She meets it with dignity, however and even while she tears up, she[[spoiler:[[GoOutWithASmile goes out with a smile]]]].

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** Then when she [[spoiler:meets her end]]. She meets it with dignity, however and even while she tears up, she[[spoiler:[[GoOutWithASmile she [[spoiler:[[GoOutWithASmile goes out with a smile]]]].
12th Feb '14 9:57:19 PM Joysweeper
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[[WMG: From the book]]
* Frobisher visits a graveyard of soldiers hoping to lay flowers on his brother's grave, but can't find it. His letter attempts to keep up his cavalier tone, but he notes that he'd foolishly hoped he'd somehow just know which grave held him, wonders if his brother had liked men too, and remembers with resentment how their parents had said "You should be like your brother!" in increasingly poisonous ways. When the car he's in strikes a pheasant on the way back he's profoundly horrified by how it screams like a child, goes out of his way to give it a MercyKill, and is shaken up by the whole experience.
1st Sep '13 4:28:46 PM Infection
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* Sonmi clutching her chest while crying, when [[spoiler:she is told that Hae Joo is dead]], as if she is feeling emotional pain unlike anything she's felt before, having been kept in such a monotonous and unengaging cycle her whole life. It was just such a broken and sad look.
** Then when she [[spoiler:meets her end]]. She meets it with dignity, however and even while she tears up [[spoiler:[[GoOutWithASmile goes out with a smile]]]].

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* Sonmi clutching her chest while crying, when [[spoiler:she is told that Hae Joo is dead]], as if she is feeling emotional pain unlike anything she's felt before, having been kept in such a monotonous and unengaging cycle her whole life. It was just such a broken and sad look.
look. [[spoiler:Luckily, Hae-Joo is alive, kicks some ass and saves Sonmi.]]
** Then when she [[spoiler:meets her end]]. She meets it with dignity, however and even while she tears up [[spoiler:[[GoOutWithASmile up, she[[spoiler:[[GoOutWithASmile goes out with a smile]]]].
1st Sep '13 4:26:54 PM Infection
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* The entire ending counts as one, but in a HappyTears way. Some lives end, other goes on but life always remains constant, no matter where we are.

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* The entire ending counts as one, but in a HappyTears [[TearsOfJoy happy tears]] way. Some lives end, other goes on but life always remains constant, no matter where we are.
are. And if we are separated from the ones we love, in some way shape or form, we'll meet together again.
1st Sep '13 4:25:19 PM Infection
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** Then when she [[spoiler:meets her end]]. She meets it with dignity, however and even while she tears up [[spoiler:[[GoOutWithASmile goes out with a smile]]]].




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* The entire ending counts as one, but in a HappyTears way. Some lives end, other goes on but life always remains constant, no matter where we are.
6th Mar '13 1:46:52 PM TastySauce
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* Sonmi clenching her chest while crying, when [[spoiler:she is told that Hae Joo is dead]], as if she is feeling emotional pain unlike anything she's felt before, having been kept in such a monotonous and unengaging cycle her whole life. It was just such a broken and sad look.

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* Sonmi clenching clutching her chest while crying, when [[spoiler:she is told that Hae Joo is dead]], as if she is feeling emotional pain unlike anything she's felt before, having been kept in such a monotonous and unengaging cycle her whole life. It was just such a broken and sad look.
6th Mar '13 1:46:19 PM TastySauce
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* Sixsmith walking through the door [[spoiler: literally seconds after his boyfriend commits suicide. ForegoneConclusion, sure, but the utter pain on his face and the [[FridgeHorror realization]] that he is immediately after going to find the suicide note, whereupon he will find out that he was mere feet from him the entire time at the Scott Monument.]]
* Sonmi clenching her chest while crying, when [[spoiler: she finds out Hae Joo is dead]] as if she is feeling emotional pain unlike anything she's felt before, having been kept in such a monotonous and unengaging cycle her whole life. It was just such a broken and sad look.

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* Sixsmith walking through the door [[spoiler: literally seconds after his boyfriend commits suicide. ForegoneConclusion, sure, but it's the way he clutches him in his arms, the utter pain on his face face, and the [[FridgeHorror realization]] that he is immediately after soon going to find discover the suicide note, whereupon he will find out that he was they were mere feet from him apart the entire time at the Scott Monument.]]
* Sonmi clenching her chest while crying, when [[spoiler: she finds out [[spoiler:she is told that Hae Joo is dead]] dead]], as if she is feeling emotional pain unlike anything she's felt before, having been kept in such a monotonous and unengaging cycle her whole life. It was just such a broken and sad look.look.
* Zachry's reaction when he finds the bloodied corpse of [[spoiler:his sister]], throwing himself to the ground and tearfully kissing and touching her face.

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6th Mar '13 7:37:57 AM Nicktroptopolis
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* Sixsmith walking through the door [[spoiler: literally seconds after his boyfriend commits suicide. ForegoneConclusion, sure, but the utter pain on his face and the [[FridgeHorror realization]] that he is immediately after going to find the suicide note, whereupon he will find out that he was mere feet from him the entire time at the cathedral.]]

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* Sixsmith walking through the door [[spoiler: literally seconds after his boyfriend commits suicide. ForegoneConclusion, sure, but the utter pain on his face and the [[FridgeHorror realization]] that he is immediately after going to find the suicide note, whereupon he will find out that he was mere feet from him the entire time at the cathedral.Scott Monument.]]
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