The Film Fight Club By David Fincher

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The film Fight Club, directed by David Fincher, can be used as an example of a postmodern film. Edward Norton plays the lead, but Edward’s Norton’s character goes unnamed throughout the entire film; being credited only as “The Narrator.” As the narrator and a main character, Norton’s character is aware that he is in the movie for the majority of the film, but also takes part in the overall storyline. He does that by breaking the fourth wall and interacting with the audience. The entire film is very fast paced and complex, with each scene getting right to the point. There are numerous plots within Fight Club, aside from the actual fighting. The characters in Fight Club are morally ambiguous. Tyler Durden (Brad Pitt) has no sense of moral compass. He is introduced as a projectionist, who sneaks pornography into films. He is also a thief, who steals human fat from the liposuction clinic to make soap with. [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-T1MckpC_Gc] He shows no mercy when it comes to inflicting pain on others, telling The Narrator to “stay with the pain” and smacking him upside the face while he chemically burns him. [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zvtUrjfnSnA] Later on he is becomes the founder of “Fight Club,” where men get together and punch each other until they are bloodied beyond recognition. [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dC1yHLp9bWA] Clearly, Tyler is lacking morals. Later on in the story, “Fight Club” is elevated into “Project Mayhem,” a club whose main goal is

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