Jacob's Ladder

Jake died in Vietnam. The movie is the result of his spirit which doesn't want to accept his dead and clinges to life (the idea of this is told by Louis, a less convincing interpretation is that it is a hallucination shortly before his dead). Once he "accepts" his dead, he goes "to heaven".

Revealing mistake: During the party scene, when Jacob starts hallucinating, you can see the stick that one of the fake birds is attached to.

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Army Officer: Mr. Singer. What an appropriate name for a man who can't keep his mouth shut.

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Trivia: Macaulay Culkin, although playing a truly pivotal role, is not credited. Pretty peculiar, huh?

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