【这个杀手不太冷】Life is always hard……
Actually, I watched this movie a long time ago, but today I saw some film reviews accidently and these reminded me of many scenes of the movie. It was made in 1994, and has been watching by thousands of people during the past 16 years, and it has moved people whoever has seen it. A classic is always a classic.
“L éon, we'll be better here”，when putting the Rohdea japonica from the pot into the land, Mathilda says to herself gently. And then the camera move from the girl ’s face, to the higher and farther sky above her, and then we see New York, with enchanting Summer sunshine and verdant trees. At the same time the background music starts, shape of my heart from Sting.
L éon is a 40 - year - old killer, at the time of killing he is silent, cold and clever. But as a normal man in daily life, he is also simple, naïve and innocence. He has no ID card and bank account. He is used to sleeping on the sofa bed, buying two quarts of milk each time. He loves his Rohdea japonica, because they are both helpless. He likes wiping every leaf of the Rohdea japonica with his slender finger every day, and then put it in the sunshine in the morning, and takes it in at night. In the absence of tasks he will sit alone in an empty cinema, staring at the screen seriously. Sometimes he grinned like a Cheshire cat, just like Mr bean as we know.
Mathilda is only 12 years old. She is weak, lonely, stubborn and wayward, with angelic faces, and indifferent eyes and maturity beyond her age.
Then, when does the story begin?
Does it begin when Léon asks Mathilda where she gets the injuries on her face, or when Léon reaches Mathilda the handkerchief when she is nose bleeding after beatings, or when Mathilda says “Want some milk? One quart or two? It's two, right?” with a brilliant smile on her face, or when Mathilda walks on to Léon 's door and rings hopelessly, after seeing her father's bloody body lying on the floor, or when light falls on Mathilda's face after Léon opens the door ?
We don’t know.
In this world without temperatures, they give each other warm moments with their hearts. Mathilda ：Leon, I think I'm kina falling in love with you. It's the first time for me, you know? L éon ：How do you know it's love if you've never been in love before?
Mathilda ： 'Cause I feel it.
L éon ： Where?
Mathilda ： (Stoking her stomach) In my stomach. It's all warm. I always had a knot there and now... it's gone.
L éon ： Mathilda, I'm glad you don't have a stomach ache any more. I don't think it means anything.
I have thought once that if there are no revenge in their lives, Léon and Mathilda would live a happy life together, he will wait for the girl to become a woman gradually. But things can ’t always go as we imagine. They understand the joy of life they’ve never had, at the same time they have to face death without mercy.
When Léon promises that he will take her to somewhere far away as long as he is out of danger, we all know that this is a white lie. He says “I love you” to her in the heavy fire for the first time and also the last time. Then he falls down, in the sound of the explosion, and he closes his eye softly.
Therefore, the role of Léon becomes a classic in one fell swoop, you can refuse a killer, but you can not refuse Léon . He has woven a pure fairy tale for the little girl, heroic but poignant. When dealing with his shot of the scene, the director uses slow motion and silencing for people to see the blood stains expanding between his eyebrows, and his feet moving toward the light exit without hesitation until he lies on the ground. He wants to leave the dark world, even if the idea is just a pale expect, he also wants to use his own death in exchange for Mathilda 's life.
I am always not satisfied about the ending, but I can do nothing. I know, there are not always prince and princess in our life. Life is real life.
“Is life always this hard or is it just when you're a kid?”
“Always like this.”
Comment :L éon
This is a story about a killer and a girl.The killer is sophisticated and gentle while the girl is tender and strong.
This is also a story about two children,a boy and a girl, in their hearts,they are lost and they love each other.
Leon is a 40 year old.He is a killer and a killer is not a murderer.He is kind and always abides by the principle of not killing women and children.He is silent, cool, smart, and simple, honest, innocent.He used to sit on the couch to sleep,buy two boxes of milk and carefully wipe every leaf of orchids that has no roots.In the morning he puts it out in the sun outside the window and moves in the evening.In the absence,he would sit alone in the empty cinema seriously staring at the screen,like a child.He lets people feel the charm of the killer.It is a kind of in the dark forces, he holds the power to wield absolute power in the dark.
Matilda is only 12 years old.She is weak, lonely, stubborn and headstrong with a angelic face,cold eyes and amazing maturity which is beyond the age of her.However, she has been vaguely exudes an irresistible charm.
What's the time that these two people get together?
It is that Leon asked Matilda and handed a handkerchief to her
after she was hit with a bloody nose.It is that Matilda helped Leon to buy the milk box or two boxes.It is that Matilda went straight to Leon ’ s when she saw her family was killed.It is that Leon saw in the keyhole that Matilda prayed with fierce sadness.It is that Leon opened the door to help Matilda with sunshine.
Whether it is a beginning to what, they give each other a impressive warm moment. The love between them is so aloof, perhaps more complex, perhaps more simple.
Maybe if revenge is not in life, Leon would wait for the girl to grow into a woman and they can live together with a lot of happiness but many things are not as we imagine.Fate let them just appreciate life and has never had the joy.They need to face the death and the relentless fate. When the killer of girls promise that he will escape to find her and fly far and high with her which is just a white lie. The first sound has become the last sound. The gentle sound of the piano sounded a heavy bass, lens blur, shaking, the cold ground and be at one's last gasp. However, he finally avenged for Matilda, shaking heaven and earth explosion, Leon gently closed his quiet eyes. All the love have no end in sight, the killer is dead, the girl goes back to school with the orchid.
For the ending, I was reluctant, but, how again ?
The girl still has own way to go, she still has own tears to flow.
Remember at the beginning of the film, Matilda Leon asked:
Sunshine under the ocean, only despair, then everything disappears.
Life goes on.
Some people will ask what is the meaning of life?I think that is all that matters.A killer will die someday because he wants to redeem something it is generous to his treasure.If a killer lives for the life of money and killing, so he is always just a little affection machine.Life is not complete if there is nothing to cherish.
Sting sings that that 'snot the shape, the shape of my heart and if I told yout hat I loved you,you 'd may be think there' s something
wrong, I mnot am anof too many faces, The mask I wea risone...
The movie view of Leon - The Professional
There is real danger and drama throughout the film, yet it never becomes merely an action film - the characters are too significant for that. I love to appreciate the movie that people have thought great and classic. The relationship between Leon and Mathilda is the theme of this film. The director Luc Besson, as always, both makes the film look beautiful and builds plenty of atmospheres into it. He is clever at directing the figures and the psychology. Nobody can make more success than him, that’s why I appreciate him.
This is a wonderful film. The story, which at first glance is
unrealistic and silly, actually becomes gripping and emotional in the hands of the skilled Jean Reno and that little girl. The characters are sympathetic and cute, and one is touched by the depth of the relationship between Leon and Mathilda. The character of their
enemy, Norman Stansfield, is scary and insane, every time I saw him in the screen, I always felt hair stands on end.
The story tells us that Natalie Portman plays Mathilda, a 12-year-old girl. She has a misery life. Her father is involved in handling drugs for a crooked cop called Norman Stansfield One day, Mathilda encounters Leon (acted by Jean Reno), professional hitman, the little girl is out shopping for Leon when Stansfield kills the rest of her family, and fortunately she takes shelter in Leon's
house, .It is that Matilda went straight to Leon’s when she saw her family was killed.It is that Leon saw in the keyhole that Matilda prayed with fierce sadness.It is that Leon opened the door to help Matilda with sunshine. Mathilda begs Leon to teach her his skills. Soon she has wormed her way into every part of his unusual life. Leon does his best to keep her out of trouble, and a father-daughter bond forms between the two of them. Leon however has little
experience of being either a father or a friend, and is also unable to prevent Mathilda from pursuing her revenge against Stansfield. When Leon rescued Mathilda at the hazard of his own life, thus the film drew to an end because of his dead. All the love have no end in sight, the killer is dead, the girl goes back to school with the orchid.The girl still has own way to go, she still has own tears to flow.
Heroes had made an unforgettable impression on me. Leon is a 40 year old.He is a killer and a killer is not a murderer.He is kind and always abides by the principle of not killing women and children.He is silent, cool, smart, and simple, honest, innocent.He used to sit on the couch to sleep,buy two boxes of milk and carefully wipe every leaf of orchids that has no roots.. Matilda is only 12 years old. She is weak, lonely, stubborn and headstrong with a angelic face, cold eyes and amazing maturity which is beyond the age of her. However, she
has been vaguely exudes an irresistible charm.
When I finished the film, I have some thoughts. Maybe if revenge is not in life, Leon would wait for the girl to grow into a woman and they can live together with a lot of happiness but many things are not as we imagine. Fate let them just appreciate life and has never experienced the joy. They need to face the death and the relentless fate. When the killer undertook girl’s promise that he will escape to find her and fly far and high with her which is just a white lie. The first sound has become the last sound. The gentle sound of the piano sounded a heavy bass, lens blur, shaking, the cold ground and be at one's last gasp. However, he finally avenged for Matilda, shaking heaven and earth explosion, Leon gently closed his quiet eyes. Remember at the beginning of the film, Matilda Leon asked: "is life always this hard, or just good?" Leon said simply: "always."
I am really appreciate the moving movie and . first of all," First Love", what a warm and slightly sad but beautiful word s. It represents the dreams of our youth, forever young , there is no longer that of the old time came back dripping pathos. Perhaps the feelings of innocence tha t has long been a thing o f the past, and he / she is not necessarily that of our favorite personal life, but who must not forget that the original first, a sense of exciting times. And second, Some people will ask w
hat is the meaning of life? I think that is all that matters. A k iller will die someday because he wants to redeem something i t is generous to his treasure. If a killer lives for the life of m oney and killing, so he is always just a little affection machine.
Leon - The Professional
This is my third time to watch this movie.
Actually I do not know why I am addicted to it . It is just a story between a man and a girl. However, every time I watch it ,I will be deeply moved.
Leon, a cleaner full of charm, skilled and efficiently in the missions, carefree and romantic in daily life. He does not negotiate, he barely even speaks. ” No women,no kids” , he follows the principle till his life ends. So , I prefer call him cleaner to killer.
Mathilda, a twelve-year-old New York girl, is living an undesirable life among her half-family. Her father stores drugs for two-faced cop Norman Stanfield. One day, Stanfield and his team kill the whole family. Mathilda survives by finding shelter in Leon s department.
Then, the revenge starts. Leon teaches his apprentice the fine art of murder,mathilda helps him recover his desire to live. During the time, they acquaint with each other gradually. Leno finally discovers his abilities to live,to feel,to love,so does Mathilda. All of them are lonely before, but now, They can not live without each other. The relationship between them is subtle. It is basically a father-daughter or mentor -apprentice relationship.
When I watched the movie for the first time,I hated the ending. Doubting that Why the director arranged such a sorrowful ending. With
the bullet going through Leno , s head , I realized the dream is ended. In my original imagination, Mathiled finally turns into a woman,and they live happily then. Maybe I am changing, from where I stand, the ending is acknowledged to be the best. Leno , s life never ends ,it is continued by mathilda.just like his cherished plant,it grows exuberantly in the soil.
In the end of the movie, the song “ shape of my heart ” from sting matches the story well.“And if I told you that I loved you .You'd maybe think there's something wrong .I'm not a man of too many faces. The mask I wear is one. Those who speak know nothing .And find out to their cost . Like those who curse their luck in too many places .And those who fear a lost” .Leno may foresee the ending,cause he tells mathilda do not revenge, but finally, he changes. In my point of view, it should be concluded to love.
I will review the movie several times in the future. It , s the charm of movie , every time you watch it, you will get some new understanding.
About Leon - The Professional
Something I had to say.
About Tom’s life experience
From the conversation between Tom and Leon
there is not difficult to said that she and her sister are half-sisters. And according to the family picture, we can see that the picture of Tom if paste on it. And have a photo that Tom hugged a doggy. That said elder sister and little brother might close. And Tom doesn’t have blood relationship between sister or brother. And how she entered the family? That’s simple, Tom is illegitimate child or her mother died or abandoned her. I think the first one have more possibility. Tom had never mentioned her mother right? That is so strange for an illegitimate child. So Tom lacked of mother love. And she is a bastard. Has not family status. Tom often has scar on her face. Only a little brother likes to play with her. What a poor girl. I like such a girl. And I want to say that Tom’s father is an asshole, a coward. His wife was killed and he didn't… Oh don’t mention it. The most disgusting thing that is his 4 years old son was killing and he didn’t protect her baby. The only one thing he was thinking is escaping.
What the performance clothes come from?
Attention Tom after the violence. Leon gave a handkerchief to her. And she proposed to buy milk to Leon. Just in passing, I think the main propose is to take their clothes from the laundry. And from that time Tom always carry the paper bag.
About the “committing”
I first think that is a body trick, and not totally understand. But she trigged after all. Someone said that she spend long time to trig to wait Leon save her. I don’t think so. Look Tom used both hand to trigged and shoot the windows. She hadn’t enough force. But when she was committing she just used one finger. And a very important detail is the gun can contain 6 bullets and she just install 4. Because I don't know more about gun, because gun is forbidden in my country, so at first time I don’t know she was playing Russian roulette. And she has almost 66.6% percent to die. She is holding the die determination to beg the love between them. I really like the girl. In her eye love is complement of hate. She is so brave that I wish she is my daughter or my wife.
4. About the pink dress.
I think it’s ill-favored. Someone think it is pretty because she is beautiful. Even she doesn’t comb her hairs, wash, wearing poor, she is still a beauty. The dress is too mature for a 12-year-old girl. So, why arrange such a dress. For me, that is simple to understand. I’m a Chinese. A 12-year-old girl coqueted with an adult for Chinese cultural is so hard to accept.
So, I can’t think about a little girl, wearing Hello Kitty and fuck with an adult.
So an adult cloth makes me easier to accept.