Joker (2019): The messenger is the messenge

Manners (Filmdepot)

The most important film of 2019: masks and mirrors, chaos in the streets. And one individual: an individual as an idea, an idea as an individual. Society’s underbelly about to burst open.

“A fire broke out backstage in a theatre. The clown came out to warn the public; they thought it was a joke and applauded. He repeated it; the acclaim was even greater. I think that’s just how the world will come to an end: to general applause from wits who believe it’s a joke.”
Søren KierkegaardEither/Or Pt.I (1843)

Fiction is the lie through which we tell the truth
Albert Camus

”Chaos is a ladder”
– Petyr Baelish (Game of Thrones, 2011-2019)

Introduce a little anarchy, you upset the established order and everything becomes chaos. I’m an agent of chaos. And you know the thing about chaos, Harvey? (…) It’s fair.
– Joker (Heath Ledger) in The Dark Knight (Christopher Nolan, 2008)

V For Vendetta (James McTiegue, screenplay Wachowski Sisters, 2005)
Joker (Todd Philips, 2019, Warner Bros)
Joker (Todd Philips, 2019, Warner Bros)
Joker (Todd Philips, 2019, Warner Bros)

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