I do not regret entering China in this life!

Chase 2022-04-23 07:02:27

There will inevitably be choices in life. Sometimes environmental factors force the reduction of subjectivity, or even have nothing to do with what you think in your heart. However, the reality is in front of you, and you must make a choice immediately, and this beginning, process, and ending are naturally added. dramatic. "Eye in the Sky" revolves around the question of whether to shoot or not, and whether the little girl can be saved or not. This choice creates a lot of tension for the whole film.

As a political thriller, the film begins with a narrative method, which seems to tell the life of Alia's family in a bland way. The innocent smile on the little girl's face when she turns the hula hoop is slightly lower in the film. The soundtrack forms a great contrast. At this time, the change of the camera lens also implies the brokenness of the whitewashed peace. The big panorama shot from above shows the big environment in which the story takes place - the dirty and chaotic streets, and the militiamen with guns seem to be at any time. Riots can happen, and the walls around Alia's house are like the last pure land that her parents built for her.

The tone of the whole film is dark, and it is in the middle of the theme of the film, which inevitably brings depression and tension to the audience. In this military operation against suicide terrorists, the two drone pilots played a major role in promoting the dramatic development. The film created a kind of brilliance of humanity displayed by small people, preparing to launch missiles. At the time, the film completes this tense transfer and guides the audience to empathize through a series of close-up shots of the characters' eyes and hands through darker lighting.

The entire story of the film corresponds to a classic philosophical problem - the Trolly Problem (the trolley problem: a madman ties five innocent people to the tramway. Run over them. Luckily, you can pull a lever to get the tram to the other track. But there's a problem, the maniac also tied a guy on that other track. Considering the above, you should Pull the lever?), and the film is also the difference between "whether to take a missile strike that may affect an innocent little girl", sacrifice a little girl or eighty people? Most utilitarians will choose to sacrifice the small to save the big, so in the latter part of the film, you can probably guess the ending.

Many drone shots are used in the film, and the title of the film is the eye of the sky. The story is told from the perspective of God, and it also satisfies the audience's voyeuristic addiction. 's video.

The irony of the whole film is also full of irony, a group of seemingly high-quality foreign politicians, sitting in a room with mahogany wainscoting and hanging chandeliers, drinking coffee and eating cookies, as if watching With a real-time "movie", they seem to have nothing to do with the people on the surveillance screen, and in fact they are the people who decide the life and death of that group of people. When filming these people, the film mostly uses panoramic shots to show everyone's appearance, and at the same time, on the one side, the idle conversation that they don't want to take responsibility for, like kicking a football, and the terrorists and the normal people wearing suicide vests on the other side. The scene of the innocent little girl in danger without knowing it switches back and forth, which is even more ironic in contrast.

Alia is undoubtedly innocent. When it comes to the choice of death, human nature seems to have become distorted, and both good and evil have become intriguing. In this chaotic environment, Alia's parents can still take care of her and love her carefully, creating an enlightened and happy family for her. This love from her parents makes her misfortune even more touching.

After watching the whole movie, I still think of that sentence: I don't regret entering China in this life, peace is really important.

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Extended Reading
  • Shaun 2021-12-19 08:01:08

    It's really exciting. In just 102 minutes, the audience has been immersed in different perspectives to examine a daily event that may actually happen in those areas every day. Controversies of different interests, complex political struggles were successfully completed by Helen Mirren led by a group of actors. The atmosphere in the first half is rendered first-rate, and in the end, it really breathes with tension. Fanfen is also handsome and beautiful in uniform, RIP Rickman.

  • Tracy 2022-03-22 09:01:58

    The rhythm is tight, and it was originally a moral discussion with no absolute answer, but the slow motion at the end that highlights the death of the little girl and the fun makes the author's position completely moral and hypocritical.

Eye in the Sky quotes

  • Angela Northman: In my opinion, that was disgraceful. And all done from the safety of your chair.

    Lt. General Frank Benson: I have attended the immediate aftermath of five suicide bombings, on the ground, with the bodies. What you witnessed today, with your coffee and your biscuits, is terrible. But what these men would have done would have been even more terrible.

  • [last lines]

    Lieutenant Colonel Ed Walsh: You did well. Both of you.

    Steve Watts: Thank you... Sir.

    Lieutenant Colonel Ed Walsh: Now you go home. Get some rest. I need you both back here in 12 hours... Okay?