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White Noise ending explained – what exactly was the final dance?

January 1, 2023

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We are discussing the Netflix movie White Noise (2022) ending which will contain spoilers.

White noise is a wonder of the writer/director Noah Baumbach. ruled by a star Adam Driver, this work covers life, death and everything in between. The whole movie is a bumpy ride, but the ending is what’s really magical. After a tense and exciting confrontation with our protagonists and Mr. Gray, a dance occurs. This dance may be confusing to some, but it’s a great culmination of the whole movie.

When Jack finally approaches Babet about the Dylar, she tells him about her situation and Mr. Gray that she traded sexual favors in order to continue the Dylar project. Jack finds where Mr. Gray is staying with plans to kill him and recover himself in the process. After shooting Mr. Gray, Babet enters the scene.

Mr. Gray then regains consciousness and shoots Jack and Babet, grazing Jack and hitting Babet in the leg. For most of the film and for the entire storyline of Babet, both feared death and were afraid of what was to come. Mr. Gray is a symbol of Death in this movie and when Jack shoots Mr. Gray thinking he killed Death, only to have him come back to life and shoot the couple, he realizes you can’t kill death.

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From then on, instead of trying to kill Death, he and Babet accept her and try to save her. By taking Mr. Gray to the Church Hospital, they protect the one thing that scared them during the film. As the couple talk to the nun, she makes it clear to them that they don’t believe what they preach; as long as someone does it, it will give everyone hope.

The end of white noise explained

At the end of this film, and throughout the credits, there is a massive dance sequence throughout the grocery store to LCD Soundsystem’s “new body rumba”. The dance is not chaotic and is actually well choreographed and thought out. For a movie about death, it’s interesting to end this movie with what feels like a celebration, and that’s because the movie should be a celebration, not a warning.

The end is a celebration of life through death. It’s a journey to learn to accept the colorful and bland in life and walk through it each day with the knowledge that you are alive. There is an acceptance among Jack and Babet that they will die, but there is an understanding that because they will one day die, they must live.

Many movies, books, shows, etc., seek to address this topic because it’s so easy to identify with humans, but very few plays actually seek to celebrate the exact thing we fear. White noise is a cautionary tale, but not in the way that is perceived for most of the film. It’s a cautionary tale to accept the idea of ​​death and not spend every day fearing it, but instead celebrating that we as humans understand this outcome.

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White Noise post ending explained – what exactly was the final dance? first appeared on Ready Steady Cut.