jueves, mayo 19, 2005

La guerra de las galaxias: Episodio III

A punto de que se estrene el Episodio III de la mítica saga se me ocurre, para rendirle homenaje, poner un fragmento del guión de Clerks, una peli de Kevin Smith, en la que Randal explica a Dante que El retorno del Jedi es mejor que El imperio contraataca ya que tiene una carga catastrófica mayor. Está en inglés, es un poco largo, pero merece la pena. Y ya veremos si La venganza de los Sith es más catastrófica todavía...

DANTE
There's more?

RANDAL
So they build another Death Star, right?

DANTE
Yeah.

RANDAL
Now the first one they built was completed and fully operational before the Rebels destroyed it.

DANTE
Luke blew it up. Give credit where it's due.

RANDAL
And the second one was still being built when they blew it up.

DANTE
Compliments of Lando Calrissian.

RANDAL
Something just never sat right with me the second time they destroyed it. I could never put my finger on it-something just wasn't right.

DANTE
And you figured it out?

RANDAL
Well, the thing is, the first Death Star was manned by the Imperial army-storm troopers, dignitaries- the only people onboard were Imperials.

DANTE
Basically.

RANDAL
So when they blew it up, no prob. Evil is punished.

DANTE
And the second time around...?

RANDAL
The second time around, it wasn't even finished yet. They were still under construction.

DANTE
So?

RANDAL
A construction job of that magnitude would require a helluva lot more manpower than the Imperial army had to offer. I'll bet there were independent contractors working on that thing: plumbers, aluminum siders, roofers.

DANTE
Not just Imperials, is what you're getting at.

RANDAL
Exactly. In order to get it built quickly and quietly they'd hire anybody who could do the job. Do you think the average storm trooper knows how to install a toilet main? All they know is killing and white uniforms.

DANTE
All right, so even if independent contractors are working on the Death Star, why are you uneasy with its destruction?

RANDAL
All those innocent contractors hired to do a job were killed-casualties of a war they had nothing to do with. All right, look-you're a roofer, and some juicy government contract comes your way; you got the wife and kids and the two-story in suburbia-this is a government contract, which means all sorts of benefits. All of a sudden these left-wing militants blast you with lasers and wipe out everyone within a three-mile radius. You didn't ask for that. You have no personal politics. You're just trying to scrape out a living.

1 comentario:

naani dijo...

Pobres inocentes currantes...
Yo personalmente prefiero el resumen que hacen de la trilogía en otra peli de Kevin Smith "Persiguiendo a Amy" (genial).
Eso es todo un friki, además en la última aparecen Leia y Luke...
Star Wars está en todas partes y no podia faltar aquí.