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Films of Sergio Leone => Once Upon A Time In America => Topic started by: cigar joe on July 11, 2003, 03:28:55 PM

Title: The Garbage Truck
Post by: cigar joe on July 11, 2003, 03:28:55 PM
Here is an intereting thread from below (Why di Max knock out DeNiro)

alexander, I think you hit upon an interesting point, exactly who was the garbage truck for!

If Noodles had shot Max, he would have left his body in the mansion and left. Who would have known to take his body and put it in the truck, Max would have had to have left prior instructions to somebody.

If Max prefigured that Noodles would not shoot him then the truck had to be his backup suicide plan.

If Noodles had answered Max's plea for Noodles to shoot him with his standard "You're crazy Max" would Max have then shot Noodles? Then the truck might have been for the both of them. Max teaching Noodles a final lesson by not only taking away everything from him but in the end also his life. Then Max commits suicide and disapeering at the same time with Noodles to spare Deborah and David?