The Descent - Messages and Themes

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  • The Descent: Themes and Messages
    • Sub genre: Urbanoia
      • Past  and present
      • Rural and urban
      • Arrival - white middle class > wilderness
    • Modern Primitive
      • Sarah, the film’s protagonist, embodies range of representations. 
      • Cause and effect
    • Birth and re-birth:
      • Confronting the enemy
      • Mise en scene: Blood and violence in scenes
    • Fear of the unkown
      • Crawlers present enigma codes
    • The final girl
      • Woman can look after themselves
      • Unusually for the genre, Sarah doesn't return to her normal city life


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