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Who or what was "John" in the 2004 film Immortal? He acted as a special consort or guardian of the main character Jill, but what was his purpose for acting as Jill's guardian?

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I've voting this up because I can't find the answer on Wikipedia - – Wikis Feb 10 '11 at 20:18
@Wikis it's a confusing film itself, but maybe someone with more knowledge of the story will come along to answer – Brenton Taylor Feb 10 '11 at 20:22
Did you read the graphic novels trilogy? – LudoMC Feb 11 '11 at 21:36
@LudoMC no, but what I could gather from summaries about the novels, the story line greatly differs – Brenton Taylor Feb 11 '11 at 22:06
I have the trilogy and could check but I've seen the movie a long time ago and, as you say, storyline is more than adapted... Seems I just have to watch the movie again! – LudoMC Feb 11 '11 at 22:53

Being such an obscure and foreign film, there aren't a lot of details available. It's also very loosely based off a set of graphic novels by the director, so there is no direct relation to the character in the movie compared to the books.

It would seem that John is just a cosmic benefactor trying to protect and guide Jill through her journey.

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