I love you, according to anderson, although jackie herself recalled it slightly differently in a 1963 interview, as reported. The island yes, its alcatraz has its own printing pressa dinosaur that is handset and hand operated. He heads west along the highway of death on a mission he doesnt fully understand but knows he must complete. If you have yet to see this awesome flick, then i hope this article encourages you to finally watch this rrated christian movie about what would happen if the world was devoid of the bible watch the original trailer here. Another ohsotypical evil man wants the same book so he can exploit its words and use them as an. Thirty years after a nuclear apocalypse, eli travels on foot toward the west coast of the former united states. Eli snorted one last time and leaned into carols side again. As he gazes into the mirror after being freed from the camps. The seven last words eli, eli lama sabachthani nodust. The seven last words eli, eli lama sabachthani by charles w. The book of eli 2010 denzel washington as eli imdb. Throughout the book elie questions god about what is happening to him and the other jews.
Carnegie wishes to seize the last copy of the bible for his own selfish purposes, so that he can misuse gods word to gain ideological control over this wartorn. The following is a list of last words attributed to various fictional characters in films. Dear lord, thank you for giving me the strength and the conviction to complete the task you entrusted to me. Judith clapped her hands together and rested one over elis lips. Quote dear lord thank you for giving me strength and conviction to complete the task you entrusted to me.
Having now recently watched the road and the book of eli, the two big postapocalyptic movies of the holiday season that time of year when. Book of eli movie quotes meet your next favorite book. As the film ends, eliwho we now realize is blindhas memorized the entire king james bible. As jesus was dying on the cross, one of his last words was this very phrase. Join a live hosted trivia game for your favorite pub trivia experience done virtually. Im at a loss for words, so let me say these right away. The book of eli is the first movie from albert and allen hughes the filmmaking brothers of from hell and menace ii society in nine years. A postapocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across america in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind. The last thing jfk said to jackie before he died reader. Eli, you see, is carrying the very last bible in existence. A voice over from the protagonist eli is used, it starts with dear lord, thank you for giving me the strength and conviction to complete the task you entrusted to me. The book of eli is a 2010 american postapocalyptic neowestern action film directed by the hughes brothers, written by gary whitta, and starring denzel washington, gary oldman, mila kunis, ray stevenson, and jennifer beals.
I always believed that id find a place where this book belonged, where it was. In the beginning god created the heaven and the earth. Elkanah also had another wife who bore him children. Carnegie needs eli because eli has maybe the last remaining copy of. Characters are listed according to the originating film, then the name of character the quote is attributed to in case of more than one quote per source. The book of eli is the actionadventure of a man named eli who is in the possession. The book of eli is about to celebrate its ten year anniversary on january 11, 2020. The story revolves around eli, a nomad in a postapocalyptic world, who is told by a voice to deliver his copy of a mysterious book to a safe location on the west coast of.
Test your knowledge on this entertainment quiz to see how you do and compare your score to others. The book of eli takes place in 2043, the world is in ruins after the last great war and an event alluded to as the flash, which blinded a good majority of the population. The book of eli, starring denzel washington and gary oldman, is the kind of movie that can only be fully appreciated by first seeing it as a whole and then peeling back its layers and examining them one at a time. Denzel washington is eli, who keeps his blade sharp and his survival instincts sharper as his. Elis faith is obvious throughout the film and these last words he says in the film are to god. Night is a memoir by elie wiesel in which wiesel recounts his experiences in a nazi concentration camp during the holocaust the wiesels areare a jewish family living in sighet. Book of eli, the rpkgbd eli walks alone in postapocalyptic america. Eli is the main protagonist in the 2010 dystopian postapocalyptic thrillerdrama film the book of eli. Thank you for guiding me straight and true through the many obstacles in my path. Denzel washington the book of eli the final prayer youtube. From babylon to america, the prophecy movie by school for prophets attila kakarott duration.
Eli is partially blind and been memorizing a braille bible for the last 30 years, his word is safe. The book of eli denzel washington may have over a million oscars and over a hundred leading roles, but even his greatness could not save the sad production that is the book of eli. This movie deserves its r rating based on extreme amounts of violence and. Analysis of the book the book of eli 900 words 4 pages. Eli gesticulated to the baby while mouthing the words. Cranford a copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. Which bible verses are used in the movie book of eli as. Eli the good is a beautifully crafted and compelling novel about love, war, and the meaning of family. The last words she ever got to say to him were, i love you, jack. I am forbidden by the critics little rule book from naming the volume, but if youve made a guess after seeing numerous billboards stating religion is power, you may have guessed right. Both thorns and thistles it shall bring forth for us.
He is played by actor denzel washington, who also portrayed lincoln rhyme, john creasy and robert mccall. Abp the bible plays a starring role in the book of eli, a postapocalyptic action film starring denzel washington that opens in theaters jan. If you havent heard of it yet are interested then continue if you dont mind the plot being told though i. Eli the good details the story of eli, a tenyearold boy living in the summer of 1976.
Traditionally, the brief sayings have been called words. Your best bet may be to consult the books on post apocalyptic guide that and see what qualities your story may share or. Through the globalization of markets and production, there has been a dramatic shift in the last several years. With denzel washington, mila kunis, ray stevenson, gary oldman. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. The book of eli is not a mustread orange county register. During the final act of this movie, elis voiceover is a prayer monologue. The sayings of jesus on the cross sometimes called the seven last words from the cross are seven expressions biblically attributed to jesus during his crucifixion. This is the last prayer of eli in the movie book of eli, i kinda like it. Spoilers every clue in the book of eli that explains the ending.
Last prayer from the book of eli june 20, 2010 in movies tags. Dear lord, thank you for giving me the strength and the conviction to. A few observations about the book of eli welcome to. Continuing toward the west coast, eli explains his mission. Eli heard a voice in his head to carry the worlds last bible west to safety, and with. Three of the sayings appear only in the gospel of luke and two only in the gospel of john. Thank you for guiding me straight and true through the many. Analysis of the book the book of eli 900 words cram. He notices that his family appears to be torn asunder by the consequences of the vietnam war his dad suffers from terrifying dreams and hallucinations, his sister discovers an unsettling fact about herself, and. He restores my soul he leads me in the paths of righteousness for his names sake, though i walk through the valle. Denzel washington the book of eli the final prayer. New haven sda temple brooklyn, ny recommended for you. He is observant, curious, and often times ponders his surroundings regardless of his young age.
Films may be the most difficult to find sources on. He is taking the book to a place where it will be safe where its message can be finally be shared with the world. In book one of this novella series, the stage is set and introductions are made by none other than satan himself. Washington, a twotime academy award winner widely known in hollywood for his christian beliefs, portrays a lone warrior making his way across a desolate american landscape defending the worlds last remaining copy of. Carnegie needs eli because eli has maybe the last remaining copy of a book that eli believes will allow him to expand and rule many more towns. Something we hear often enough every holy week in fact. In his backpack is the last copy of a book that could become the wellspring of a revived society. Play sporcle s virtual live trivia to have fun, connect with people, and get your trivia on. Which bible verses are used in the movie book of eli as the last.
Thank you lord for a warm bed to sleep on, thank you for the food we are about to eat, thank you for a roof over our heads on cold nights such as this, thank. The story eli, played by denzel washington, is a man who can best be. A man of few words and many brave and horrible actions is what eli is. Solara roots through elis pack, just wanted to see the book. He heard a voice in his head to carry the worlds last bible west, and.
To me this book felt timeless, something you could read over. If a virtual private party is more your thing, go here for details. Book of eli, end of the world, and the western the official blog of. Eli was the high priest kohen gadol of shiloh, the secondtolast israelite judge succeeded only by samuel before the rule of the kings of israel and judah. As the film opens, eli is traveling west across a burnedout america, carrying a machete, a pistol, a canteenand the last known bible on earth. I think that with her last words, she is trying to say that she wants oskar to be in her shoes. Eli lilly is a leading company in the us and throughout the world, and theyve had to adapt to the trends that come as a result of globalization including. As eli dictates, lombardi writes it all down, word for word. This story of hannah, with which the books of samuel begin, involves eli. The book of eli, with its enterprising journeyman and marauding cannibals, at least initially looks like a futuristic samurai western featuring a hero with quasisupernatural or, as he. Your thoughts on the movie if you have not yet seen the movie and dont want it to be spoilt for you then wait until you have seen it before you read any further. He paraphrases in his own words king james version of 2nd timothy 4. In the conversation, oscar says that he does not kill people like eli as she is a vampire, and eli is trying to say that he should try to be in her position, understand that she needs to kill people to survive and live.436 967 315 192 530 77 131 1035 1218 918 305 422 1187 1379 540 1379 1110 1280 587 1301 1049 499 467 157 639 301 568 170 1042 1250 1170 676 1063 1211 57 340 1001 999 69 629 700 830 546