Mine is Red Cap ! …. Ghosts? From what I understand it give something like that but sadly I don’t have the kanji, so I can’t understand correctly the stanza in red. I always find it best not to question silly films like this too much (save that for deeper films) - I mean, we accept that a ghost possesses. Red Cap stood there confused as Black Cap approached her. Although she may not have learned that he was Miranda's rapist untill she sees the tattoo on the sheriff's chest. Miranda has tried listening, coaxing, medicating and, of course, logically explaining that such a thing is impossible. In the intro, I say « There exist a red and black forest that was abandonned by a man », and maybe this man is Pan. Question: I understand the shower scene, but why was Rachel beating up Miranda in her cell? She had all three people in the cell with her and everyone was occupied when she threw them offguard by jerking awake. To enable Verizon Media and our partners to process your personal data select 'I agree', or select 'Manage settings' for more information and to manage your choices. Movie Reviews Great Movies Collections TV/Streaming Features Chaz's Journal Interviews. Answer: He loved her that's pretty clear in the movie and probably didn't want to believe she was crazy so he checked things out and knew she was in trouble. Other think it’s possible, peoples can hear the sound of a music box. In this song, Wolf can resist to eat Red Cap. Any critic who mocks the line "I'm not deluded, Pete -- I'm possessed!" Showing all 5 items Jump to: Summaries (4) Synopsis (1) Summaries. And here, we are the legendary Gothika (kanji and romaji) : 01. Black Cap wandering in the Dark Lunacy of the black forest. It's meant to reflect the dark, 'gothic' aspects of the movie. I think the song it’s from the point of view of Red Cap who is describe Pan. Bloodstains coat the interior of Miranda’s house when she visits it. There are security cameras and guards everywhere, but they brush this off by saying Ryan had "access." Gothika posits that the spiritual world is real and that empirical reasoning can’t give humanity all the answers. But be sure that she always dies, at the end of all songs. This song it’s about the Dark Lunacy of Black Cap. There is no proven link between her and Miranda's husband and the other murderer, they are two people that met in the psychiatric ward and Chloe was being abused AFTER she was admitted, or have I missed something? Question: Does anyone know the significance of the title, Gothika? While Black Cap was doing this, Red Cap remembered all the times they laughed together, and was puzzled about why Black Cap would do this. Another shows a blood-stained Doug trying to escape his assailant despite having a broken leg, his executioner delivering a death blow and the killer soaking in a scarlet bathtub. Black Cap had another idea. So here's the deal, with the requisite spoiler alert for anyone who still wants to give Gothika a try. Miranda looks and cries over some pictures of her and her husband when she escaped to her own house, and decides to drive out to the creek he said he was going to, earlier in the film. The final scene shows a yacht being destroyed and a news anchor voice narrating that a suspected terrorist died on that yacht. Apparently Black Cap was jealous for the love between Red Cap and Wolf. He apparently grabbed her too hard. Also, how exactly is Miranda released anyway? Question: As many times as I've seen this movie, I don't understand how Pete comes to the conclusion that Miranda is not delusional in the end. Large quantities of psychoactive drugs are administered to the inmates at Woodward. This time I believe this song it’s no about Red Cap and Wolf but from a modern citizens that come from an another world (The Others). There are also terrible special effects, including some of the worst CGI fire I've seen (which is saying something!). The security guard you're talking about is friends with Miranda, and felt sorry that she was being treated the way she was. Red Cap enter in the castle believing to find help but she will be torture. At first, we think it means that Rachel was 'not alone' in being the victim, but we learn later that it means that there was more than one killer. So maybe, all night Red Cap is torturing by Wolf, and that is make suffering him. The contract that made Red Cap it’s to only be her puppet : it means he does what he wants of her. Answer: It's meant to reflect the dark, 'gothic' aspects of the movie. « There once lived two Caps. Apparently they receive a invitation : if you traverse a mirror you will fall in this fairy world (see comment Pan Labyrinth). And yes, the writing sucks, too. To which Halle Berry's Miranda replies, without a trace of irony, "Logic is overrated.". And because Wolf is evil, the rosario at the end must be to control him, when he becomes madness, or it’s an object that symbolize the fullfill contract. Why does Miranda see a dead boy at the end? Answer: That's the only way she knows how to communicate with the living world, she died a brutal and horrific death, her soul is tormented. « Oh ! Answer: Probably, she has a sixth sense which will most likely help angry spirits bring down the person or persons who killed them or caused them to die. I don't know if she would have defined "Gothika" as great trash, but in trash as in art there is no accounting for taste, and reader, I cherished this movie in all of its lurid glory. (It’s possible the crossfade don’t work because the official link page is dead. A fair amount of discussion revolves around Chloe’s assertions of satanic rape. At the end, 痛い = itai (sorrowfully). Surely there were other options-and surely no doctor would be forced to share quarters with the quite possibly resentful patients she was treating days before. Bad. Necromancer can resurect the life but not the soul. Wolf would come looking for Red Cap. And you know where you fall ? Yes, the plot is preposterous. Cinema/rental charts; Common mistakes; Most popular movies; ... At the end … At another point she’s given a cocktail of pills. I guess the plethora of physical evidence linking her to the crime simply vanished. Look, I know it was really the ghost doing the dirty work, but explain that to a judge. Anyways this song is so strange by many reason. In the middle of a take her wrist was fractured by Robert Downey Jr. Did Halle Berry fire her agent after Monster's Ball? She knew that Miranda didn't have anything to do with her death or how her husband was abusing her. Carmilla by Isabella Mazzanti (Edition du soleil). I believe this song, it’s from the most simple bad end for Red Cap. She killed her husband. But apparently Wolf suffering of the despair to be evil : a corrupted beast, a mad man… And he wants someone to save you. Plain and simple, it's bad script writing and there's a number of other examples of "that wouldn't happen in the real world" that unfortunately we're suppose to accept. It was easier for her to escape. That maybe the second name of Black Cap. I do my best like always ((┌|o^▽^o|┘))♪ If you have any questions, be free to ask ! It was not me that did it, even though it was me I was not in control of my body, a ghost made me do it because my husband was a bad man" - and the 12 members of the Jury thought this was OK? Question: Why does Miranda see a dead boy at the end? 狼の血族 / Ookami no ketsuzoku (Wolf and Kin), 05. Her husband didn't "do" boys according to the Sherriff. Red Cap had died of losing too much blood. It was also a major disappointment for me as I was a huge fan of the director's previous film "La Haine/Hate" and figured "sure it doesn't look that great but how bad could it be?" We see him searching images of the tattoo she kept talking about, but I just don't understand how that would lead him to finally believe that she has been telling the truth. "Did we have an affair?" I think 蜜 = mitsu (honey) that trickle in her body, has in reality blood She say only : « Will you sucess to help Little Red Riding Hood to sourmount all the trap of the obscur forest (something like that) ? But in a different way : you choose a song in the album and the destiny of Red Cap is in your hands. But I find some connections specially the color red and black that is always present, the connection of mirror and the labyrinth forest. Question: What does the 'Not Alone' that was cut into Mirandas arm mean? But this sort of wondering is not a bad thing, because it keeps you guessing all through the movie and supplies so many possible answers that the heroine seems surrounded by threats. Chosen answer: It was just a reason to get the guards to come to the cell and open the door to check on her. What moved Gothika beyond the PG-13 territory of those two films is an extended scene of non-sexual nudity, the inclusion of sexual torture as a plot point and an infusion of slasher chic—justice gets meted out with the edge of an axe. As the conversation deepens she realises that the sheriff, her husbands life long best friend, fit this description and her suspicions are confirmed when he confesses. I love everything about Gothika : beautiful songs, a strange world, duos, blablabla. We see him searching images of the tattoo she kept talking about, but I just don't understand how that would lead him to finally believe that she has been telling the truth. Doing this might have actually got Miranda killed, then she wouldn't have been able to help Rachel at all. And this song tells who happened at peoples who fall in this fairy world. Regardless of the fact that her husband and his best friend's crimes have been exposed, she still murdered her husband and it was not in self defense. But Gothika doesn't even try for consistency or a modicum of believability. Spiritual Elements. In the scene where Halle Berry is going to talk to her lawyer, when she goes into the room you can see a microphone on top of the screen. Gothika was released on November 21, 2003, in North America, grossing $19.3 million in the opening weekend and ranking at #2, behind The Cat in the Hat. Answer: Plain and simple, it's bad script writing and there's a number of other examples of "that wouldn't happen in the real world" that unfortunately we're suppose to accept. The word castle is never say in the song but with the begins of the song, with the chains and the fact that hers victims can’t move ; she can retains them in a piece of her castle (sequester). At the end of the movie Miranda tells the sheriff about her suspicions and what she believes "Not Alone" means. Yes, I agree that a prison psychiatrist, accused of murder, would hardly be locked up in her own prison among her former patients. Probably, she has a sixth sense which will most likely help angry spirits bring down the person or persons who killed them or caused them to die. Viewers are first introduced to Doug’s murder with snippets of bloody dream segments and charnel-house crime scene photos. Addresses are not passed on to any third party, and are used solely for direct communication from this site. You can unsubscribe at any time. Black Cap saw all the drawings they made together, but it didn’t matter because Black Cap is Red Cap now, and Wolf will never know the difference. She knew that Miranda didn't have anything to do with her death or how her husband was abusing her.