Continuity mistake: In the last shot of Adam beating the Castigliane brothers car with a golf club, we see a flock of birds fly from behind the car in a scare. It's impossible they've stayed there during the whole beating sequence and we don't see them land anywhere near the car during the sequence itself.
The first 3/4 of the film is just Naomi Watts' dream. The real life is the last 1/4, everyone in her dream (first 3/4) really exists but everyone has changed roles in her dream. Naomi Watts is Diane Selwyn. Laura Harring is Camilla Rhodes. Diane ordered a hit on Camilla because she was jealous of her success and her relationship with Adam. The hitman is the blonde-haired man and the bag of money was his payment. Diane's 'demons' attack her in real life and she shoots herself in the mouth, and the first 3/4 of the film is her dream before she dies. The body that they found on the bed in the dream world was her.
Cowboy: There's sometimes a buggy. How many drivers does a buggy have?
Adam Kesher: One.
Cowboy: So, let's just say I'm driving this buggy. And, if you fix your attitude, you can ride along with me.
Question: I think I've finally figured this movie out, but there's still something I haven't quite explained. For the duration of Diane's "dream/fantasy", there seems to be a recurring theme of pink: Exaggerated pink make-up, pink clothes, pink paint, etc. What, if any, is the purpose of this? Is it simply to further highlight the idealism and innocence of Diane's dream and past respectively?
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