Even after 17 years I still haven't forgot "The Village". Maybe it was because I had just left the WT. Maybe it was something else. Did anyone else feel like you especially identified with this movie as a witness/ex-witness? I know I did. If you haven't seen this suspense thriller, its a good watch.
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Stop reading now if you haven't seen the movie, because the rest of this post will spoil it for you.
Here is a spoiler summary with my additions in bold.
“Those We Don’t Speak Of” aren’t really monsters, (demons), they’re costumed villagers meant to make the tales of Covington’s beast problem a reality. (Elders) The reason for their existence is because the founder of the village, Edward Walker (William Hurt) (CT Russell) helped create a society where it was possible to convince a whole town of people that (Jesus already returned in 1914) it was still the 19th century.
The grand truth, and second twist of The Village sees the blind, but resourceful Ivy travel beyond the borders of what’s known to the outside world as Walker Wildlife Preserve (Dub Town). In a quest to get medicine that would heal Lucius, it’s revealed that this village exists in (the Church age and that Jesus hasn't returned yet after all) modern day Pennsylvania.
The reason for the 19th century setting is because Edward and his fellow town elders wanted to escape the problems of the modern world,
Did anyone else feel creepy and elated after watching this movie?