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Cool Hand Luke The film Cool Hand Luke is an amazing film The film isnt just a good story it goes much deeper than that It almost duplicates the bible and its stories In fact many critics compare Luke to Jesus Christ The director Stuart Rosenberg tries to artistically set up the comparison Stuart Rosenberg doesnt just come out and say Luke resembles Jesus Christ Rosenberg uses objects to make the comparison He puts the numbers three and seven into the film Three and seven being biblical numbers Lukes clothing contained both the numbers three and seven number 37 A lot of the uniforms that where shown contained either a seven or a three When Luke gets put in the box for trying to run away he is put in there for three days Finally Luke tries to escape the correctional facility on three occasions Not only does Rosenberg use objects to make the comparison but he also uses the actions of the characters The last supper that the film shows is when Luke gets about ten pounds of rice Luke was just in the box for three days and a mans stomach could not handle that much food When the first prisoner is done eating he returns his tray and then takes a big scoop full of rice off of Lukes tray That eventually leads up to every prisoner to taking a scoop full of food Luke shared his rice with everybody Just like the Last Supper Jesus Christ shared bread with his disciples Another way Rosenberg tries to fit religion in the film are the characters names Think Rosenberg just picked the names out of a baseball cap I dont think so Luke and his brother John both have biblical names Even Boss Godfreys name has meaning to it Now remember Satan was among the gods until he became a fallen angel Godfrey is enforing the law but
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