When they arrive, Danny begins working on his paper and Derek enters the room. The reality in American jails is radically different than what is portrayed in this film. I believe the film, as did is letting us know that they the Progressive-minority coalition realize that multiracialism is not all it's cracked up to be, but that the White Gentile Majority, despite its sometimes justifiable frustration, should never consider doing anything about it. The task before him now is to convince Danny of his newfound enlightenment. This act was so brutal that even Danny, a hard core skinhead at the time, was horrified. Has your prejudicial behaviour done you any good? Also cited were the murders of Derek's father by a couple of Black crack addicts, and his brother Danny by a Black student.
Shortly after this, Danny is at his computer and starts writing the essay assigned by Principal Sweeney. One goes over to Derek's truck and the other by his house. One crucially underdeveloped area is Derek's prison experience. Very often does this happen, but rarely so effectively. Lamont chastises Derek for breaking ties with the neo-nazi prisoners and cautions Derek that he will now probably be targeted by other inmates What is the likelihood that a Black prisoner would scold a White inmate for breaking away from a group of neo-nazis? When they're done, Danny returns to the computer to write his paper and Derek gets into the shower.
Derek bonds with the Black inmate, who was clearly the voice of reason, and then with the determined Black Principal Preacher? He reassesses his ways while doing time for manslaughter and emerges from prison eager to keep his younger brother from falling victim to the thug cycle of violence and payback. Derek acknowledges that the Black inmates will probably get him. Some of the cut-and-dried reasons behind racist youth gangs lack of economic opportunity, weak adult supervision can be fleetingly discerned here. We will probably never know the truth behind the controversy. Instead they are part of a Neo-Nazi group in Southern California.
Derek to me is a symptom of alienation, which is happening here too. When diva-director extraordinaire Tony Kaye Snowblind, Lake of Fire refused to make several changes to his initial cut, Edward Norton and the studio had to step in, wrestle away the reigns, and attempt to salvage the project. The boys leave, Danny helps the white kid from the ground and tells him that he needs to learn to stand up for himself and they leave. Während er sich dort vor Übergriffen seiner Kameraden schützen muss und zur Vernunft kommt, ist sein kleiner Bruder Danny auf dem besten Wege dahin, in den Nazisumpf abzugleiten und es seinem Vorbild Derek gleich zu tun. Il raconte l'histoire de Derek qui, voulant venger la mort de son père, abattu par un dealer noir, a épousé les thèses racistes d'un groupuscule de militants d'extrême droite et s'est mis au service de son leader, brutal théoricien prônant la suprématie de la race blanche. They fiercely charge the grocery store like a wild pack of animals and proceed to terrorize and beat the employees who all appear to be Hispanic. Murray , explaining to the principal, Dr.
To say that it belongs on every filmfan's shelves is a gross understatement. In present time, we see Danny is now sitting in the principal's office, waiting to be summoned. Robert Sweeney , that Danny wrote a book report on Mein Kampf, Hitler's autobiography that details his anti-Semitic beliefs. Note: In the film, the Catherine Chapman character submitted an essay titled Christmas is Dead, which was also considered too politically incorrect. Open borders which will render the White Majority a minority, and White people losing their jobs to illegals who both replace workers and undercut wages, are legitimate concerns. I didn't think about it like that.
My guess is that the post-production repairs were inspired by a screenplay that attempted to cover too much ground in too little time and yet hastens to a conventional conclusion. Danny is assigned an essay which is due the next day, and the subject is his brother Derek. Second, the film's figurehead for racism, Derek Vinyard Edward Norton , is not an unintelligent redneck racist as films often portray them, but is in fact well-spoken, charismatic and intelligent… 858 Words 4 Pages culture, or intelligence, and still others on the meanings and assumptions associated primarily with physical appearances. This startles Danny so he runs into his brother's room to find Stacey riding Derek in the cowgirl position. One of them was ordered by Derek to open his mouth and place it along the sidewalk, and as he did this we could hear his teeth scraping against the cement.
It is difficult not to be reminded of a dramatic shooting scene early in the film Dirty Harry, where Clint Eastwood exits a diner to bust up a robbery in progress. At one point they flood her face with milk and taunt her. The other is uninjured and takes off in Derek's truck. These titles include 'The Wedding Singer: Totally Awesome Edition', 'American History X', 'Final Destination', 'Point of No Return', 'Taking Lives:. In prison, we learn, Derek underwent a slow transition from a white zealot to a loner--a brutal rape helped speed the process. And then we sympathise with him again.
Danny hears them and informs his brother. Norton acts out the various stages of his life well and makeup ensures that he looks younger when required. This means there are now turf wars i. Some of these murders are the result of initiation assignments which require aspiring members to hunt down a White person s and kill them. While he's walking, the audience can sense the fear in Derek.