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royal tenenbaums: whats up with Mordecai?

Old 01-31-03, 08:13 PM
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royal tenenbaums: whats up with Mordecai?

what does he represent? Doesn't the name mean harbinger of death? Why does he turn white?
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what's up with the tenenbaums threads coming out now?

i think mordecai was symbolic of most of the family. he left when most of them did and returned when most of them did. the hair changing white was explained, but i see it as figurative of the others changing due to some traumatic experience and returning as well.

losing his love

death of wife


needing his family
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That's a great answer. I never thought much about it.

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