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It is only natural for a person to want to win Most people play to win and are not happy when they lose but there is a fine line between being competitive and being obsessed The prestige is a great example of the dangers of obsession with winning can drive a person mad The explicit meaning is the meaning on the outside without looking very deep into what the movie is about Barsam In this movie the explicit meaning is a story of two magicians In contrast the implicit meaning is the meaning that is not just what the movie seems to be about but what the movie is about when a viewer looks deep into the movieBarsam The implicit movie is obsession The two magicians become obsessed with sabotage competition and out doing the other one I am very interested in what drives a person to win what motivates someone to do anything and everything to get what they want In this movie both main characters go above and beyond to get above each other They lose things that are close to them in order to find out secrets and win When looking at the opening scene the goal of it is possibly to introduce the main character In the Prestige however the opening scene takes a different approach The opening scene confuses the audience It leaves it one big mystery to who the main characters are Smith This is good because the prestige does not have one special character that is the hero and does not have a character who is the enemy Smith The two characters intertwine in the enemy and hero role This keeps the audience on their toes The scene does set the stage for how the movie will be structured and that it is important to pay attention The hint to how the movie will be structured is
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