A mysterious place, an indescribable prison, a deep hole. An unknown number of levels. Two inmates living on each level. A descending platform containing food for all of them. An inhuman fight for survival, but also an opportunity for solidarity.Written by
The "Verticle Self-Management Center" is an obvious allegory for society, with those at the top provided the best of everything and a willingness to consume far more than necessary at the expense of those below, while those at the lowest levels of society must suffer and go without. This can apply to society within a country or the worldwide society of first world countries. It also attempts to show that revolutionary change within a capitalist society doesn't happen spontaneously, since most people have no class consciousness and live complacent lives See more »
When the characters are on the platform, it moves downwards not as fast as it did before. See more »
There are 3 kinds of people; the ones above, the ones below, and the ones who fall.
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I am giving it a solid 7. Good movie. Reminds me to snowpiercer from Bong Joon Ho but in this case the prision is vertical and not horizontal (train) but challenges the human behavior in a similar way.
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