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Subject:  Re: The Impossible Date:  1/25/2013  8:26 AM
Author:  Goofyhoofy Number:  62287 of 63308

Was that an issue?

There was a period immediately after the disaster where every person is equal. As someone is floating past you trapped in a wall of debris there's no hierarchy. It seemed less egalitarian in the hospital, where most of the featured actors were Westerners. Not all, certainly, but a lopsided percentage. Of course you might explain that away if you knew the location if the hospital and cross checked it with how many tourists were at the coastal resorts versus how many natives lived farther inland or something, but we never really get such data.

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But yes, the ending would bother you greatly. As a white, middle class Westerner I noticed it but dismissed it as Hollywood. A third world viewer would likely have a darker take.
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