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2. VINCENT VEGA & MARSELLUS WALLACE'S WIFE
3. THE GOLD WATCH
4. JULES, VINCENT, JIMMIE & THE WOLF
Plot Outline: The lives of two mob hit men, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.
Plot Synopsis: The film initiates with two small-time thieves, Honey Bunny and Pumpkin, who spontaneously decide to hold up a restaurant. The film then shifts to the story of Jules and Vincent, who hit men for the well known and feared Marsellus Wallace, who is caught up in a deal gone wrong with struggling boxer Butch Coolidge.
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Tim Roth .... Pumpkin (Ringo) * Amanda Plummer .... Honey Bunny (Yolanda) * John Travolta .... Vincent Vega * Samuel L. Jackson .... Jules Winnfield * Bruce Willis .... Butch Coolidge * ... Uma Thurman .... Mia Wallace ...
P U L P F I C T I O N
written & directed
Quentin Tarantino & Roger Roberts Avery
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@film.vtheatre.net 2005-2008 index * anatolant.stumbleupon.com... The name of the film refers to the pulp magazines popular during the mid–20th century, known for their strongly graphic nature. wikipedia :
1 Reception and influence
2.1 Vincent & Jules
2.2 Mia Wallace
2.3 Butch Coolidge
2.4 Pumpkin & Honey Bunny
3 Plot devices
3.1 The mysterious briefcase
3.2 Jules' Bible passage
3.3 Connections to Reservoir Dogs
4 Other details
4.1 Time setting
4.4 Thematic analysis :
Three main themes found throughout Pulp Fiction are intervention, redemption and error. Death is the punishment for characters who refuse to redeem themselves despite being given several opportunities to do so. Most of the major characters have committed major crimes: Vincent and Jules are hitmen, Ringo and Yolanda rob liquor stores, and Butch swindles Marsellus. During the movie each of them experience distinct, possibly divine interventions and are challenged to grapple with these opportunities for forgiveness.
The most obvious intervention is pointed out by Jules himself, after he and Vincent are fired upon repeatedly from point-blank range yet remain unharmed. Jules promptly understands the pair's good luck to be a miracle—a divine intervention made on their behalf. The film goes on to show how Vincent, who doubts the miraculous nature of his survival, accidentally kills another person while doubting Jules' belief and is later killed himself while hunting Butch.
Other close calls stem from this "miraculous" bullet-dodging incident. Finding themselves with a blood-soaked car in broad daylight, after Vincent accidentally shoots and kills the passenger riding in the back seat, Jules and Vincent are bailed out under dubious circumstances by Marsellus' mysterious "clean-up man," Winston Wolfe. Later, Jules decides not to kill Pumpkin when confronted with the robber in a diner, instead giving him a new lease on life as Jules himself contemplates his decision to give up being a hitman.
A clear instance of redemption ensues when Butch, having been captured with Marsellus and in danger of being sodomized and killed, is able to free himself. Instead of fleeing, Butch turns back to save Marsellus from further torture, despite the fact that he had cheated Marsellus out of a lot of money and was being hunted by him for that reason. Marsellus forgives Butch for scamming him, and the two permanently part ways.
The third theme, that of error, is more subtle but also much more persistent. Virtually every character in the film has something (frequently a large thing) go wrong for them: Mia almost dies from a drug overdose, Butch finds himself watchless and Pumpkin and Honey Bunny have their robbery cut short. Marcellus is betrayed in a crooked betting game, Zed and the shop owner have a rape go horribly wrong, Jimmy has his morning ruined, Marvin is shot by accident by Vincent, Vincent is shot by accident by Butch and various minor characters are victimized at the expense of the major players. Probably the only character who walks in and out of the movie with no problems is Winston Wolfe: "I fix things."
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The infamous "What does Marsellus Wallace Look Like?" scene from Pulp Fiction is brilliantly illustrated with the use of fancy typography by Jarrat Moody.