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14th May '15 1:17:31 PM Morgenthaler
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* Anvilicious: See SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped. Think of ''{{M}}'', which had quite a similar mindset. * FairForItsDay: Even though it may not have been [[{{M}} the first film to do this]], ''EGAHT'' not only did a good job of portraying child murder and paedophilia in a time it was controversial (the late fifties, see ''Boys Beware!''), but even managed to make the killer somewhat sympathetic).
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* Anvilicious: See SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped. Think of ''{{M}}'', ''Film/{{M}}'', which had quite a similar mindset. * FairForItsDay: Even though it may not have been [[{{M}} [[Film/{{M}} the first film to do this]], ''EGAHT'' not only did a good job of portraying child murder and paedophilia in a time it was controversial (the late fifties, see ''Boys Beware!''), but even managed to make the killer somewhat sympathetic).
14th Jun '13 2:13:43 AM Nohbody
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* SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped: ''EGAHT'' has this, naturally, as a film about raising public awareness about the safety of children. The novelisation takes it UpToEleven by [[spoiler:initiating a BittersweetEnding to explain that in RealLife, there is much less chance of catching the killers than in fiction, and that affected people would have to live with this notion.]]
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* FairForItsDay: Even though it may not have been [[{{M}} the first film to do this]], ''EGAHT'' not only did a good job of portraying child murder and paedophilia in a time it was controversial (the late fifties, see ''Boys Beware!''), but even managed to make the killer somewhat sympathetic). * SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped: ''EGAHT'' has this, naturally, as a film about raising public awareness about the safety of children. The novelisation takes it UpToEleven by [[spoiler:initiating a BittersweetEnding to explain that in RealLife, there is much less chance of catching the killers than in fiction, and that affected people would have to live with this notion.]]]] ----
14th Aug '12 6:26:23 AM jeez
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* Anvilicious: See SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped.
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* Anvilicious: See SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped. Think of ''{{M}}'', which had quite a similar mindset.
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