Fight Club



“Narrator” shows off coagulated blood in his mouth during an office meeting. This rarely happens in office meetings.

This, for me, is the moment when the contrast between the “narrator’s” real life and his Tyler Durden life cross over a tipping point that leads us to the acceleration at the end.




“Narrator” in his bed with water leaking in and dripping all around him. Every shot from inside this house is a window into the bilge-soaked and decayed recesses of the protagonist’s mind. I found the tooth brushing scenes particularly disturbing.




“Narrator” with Marla, a woman he hates because she represents all women and he is terrified of women. His dissociation and subconscious invention of Tyler is likely driven by his irrepressible fear of sexual inadequacy, an overriding theme throughout the film.




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