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"Flight of the Phoenix" is at best a so-so remake of the fine Robert Aldrich adventure classic from The plot in both films is fairly simple and straightforward. You may know the story already, because “The Flight of the Phoenix” was filmed The plot is perhaps more driven by events that befall the characters than by . only woman in the film and make any sexual references or relationships out of it. 6 days ago "Your first day is actually, for me anyway," says Flight of the Phoenix John took to work in the Namibian desert for weeks on end (this even as, he adds, they but temporary relationships, because it's a lot like summer camp.
Feelings of impotent jealousy also rise to the surface at seeing her being wooed by Seo Jung-min. In an echo of her single-minded pursuit of Sae-hoon years ago, this time she is the one being relentlessly pursued by Jung-min while she tries to keep him at arm's length because she knows that Jung-min's father would never approve of her as a future daughter-in-law since she is divorced and poor.
But despite Ji-eun's objections and her still-complicated feelings for Sae-hoonJung-min proves the depth of his feelings for her and she eventually gives in to her attraction and agrees to become his girlfriend. She grows to care for him and they are happy for a time, and their relationship weathers several storms including Jung-min bitterly finding out that she was married to Sae-hoon.
The more Sae-hoon continues to encounter Ji-eun at work she is hired as a temp at Seo-Rin Groupthe more he falls in love with her and realizes he never really got over her. Though he never acts on his feelings, Mi-ran senses them and manipulates him, Ji-eun and Jung-min. When Sae-hoon finally finds out that Mi-ran can walk and that she has been feeding him so many lies for so long, he breaks up with her for good.
Mi-ran snaps and becomes increasingly obsessive and destructive. After countless crazy and vicious acts, Mi-ran commits suicide by swallowing a whole bottle of sleeping pills then calling Sae-hoon and Ji-eun to her side. She dies in Sae-hoon's arms as Ji-eun tearfully looks at what her old friend has become. It is later revealed that the so-called "accident" that took the life of Ji-eun's father was actually part of a setup masterminded by Jung-min's father.
Seo had wanted to take over the Lee textile business at a very low price, so he arranged a hit-and-run accident that would cause Mr.
Lee to stay in the hospital for a few days until the bidding ended but Mr.
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Lee ended up dying from his wounds. Their relationship could not recover from such a blow, and Ji-eun breaks up with Jung-min. To save his father, Jung-min kidnaps Ji-eun to force Sae-hoon to give up proof of Mr. Amid their lively discussion of shot compositions Moore observes the extra-long takes, to "get that sensation of endurance, the vastness of this unending landscape"location scouting, and set designing, Moore notes that the most important choices were made early on, including the ensemble approach taken by the cast Moore credits this in large part to star Dennis Quaid's remarkable "generosity" and the real effort it took to work in the Namibian desert for weeks on end this even as, he adds, they stayed in hotels and hardly suffered off-screen.
The team members grew close quickly and were sad when it ended.
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As Davis puts it, "Filmmaking is only for people who are into intense but temporary relationships, because it's a lot like summer camp. Giovanni Ribisi says that because it took two days for him to travel from his temporary home and the set, the shoot incorporated a sense of difficulty and remoteness, all "part of John's construct.
If you don't decide something, then it would be anarchy, it'd be chaos This emerges in the first frames, as Frank Quaid, who, Moore rightly notes, is a master of detail, able to do "expression, expression, expression Familiarity doesn't always grant appreciation or identification; sometimes it encourages, as the saying goes, "contempt. And here they're arriving to pick up a crew working an unproductive Mongolian oil-rig.
When the boss, tough chick Kelly Miranda Otto, whom Moore describes as "transcending" her own glamourlearns they're essentially fired, she furiously spews unoriginal invective at the pilots: The performances are all reasonably good, too.
There is some brief innuendo, though.
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As far as detractions go, most of the characters utter profanities or use the name of the Lord vainly. There is occasional talk of jinxes regarding their predicament, but the conclusion of this talk seems to be that jinxes are unreal.
There is much in the film to engender good discussion regarding faiththeology, and other spiritual matters. To refer to them all may spoil the plot a bit, but some mention should be made here.
All people need love: Specifically, they need the love of God. All humans have rebelled against God and failed to live according to His will Romans 3: At another point in the film, a character prays before eating his daily allotment of canned peaches. Still later in the film, the plan for survival is well underway.Flight of the Phoenix engine start (2004).avi
Phoenix, after the bird of Egyptian mythology that was consumed with fire yet arose from the ashes to live again. This man would dismiss Christianity as a divisive religion, but he is close to the ultimate Truth: I took a risk with this film new and was pleasantly surprised. If you want to spend a couple hours and not feel like your time and money has been totally wasted this is a decent film.
There are a few words of 4 letters but generally the story is entertaining. It was an interesting story. My 12 year old son really enjoyed it.