Point Blank: Somebody’s Got to Pay

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Here’s where I’ll post things I’ve dissected off of John Boorman’s Point Blank (1967) — one of my cinematic obsessions.


Source material author’s name hidden in Point Blank – based on “The Hunter” by Richard Stark (Donald Westlake).

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If you subscribe to the theory that Walker is dead & the film is his dying dream/revenge fantasy, the backstage door at the club is interesting. It bears a white cross (signifying salvation). Instead of going through, Walker chooses to continue his path of violence.

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Sid Haig as “1st Penthouse Lobby Guard”

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