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No, originally no one thought about aliens. Main proof lies in this out-of-story answer regarding "Highlander II": [...] a documentary following the film has the filmmakers explain why the original theatrical release contradicted the first film. According to them, inflation in Argentina had gotten so bad during filming that the film's insurance ...


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"Ashes to ashes, dust to dust" is a famous part of the Catholic funeral liturgy; the general is threatening (or at least alluding to) death, as well as to the fact that they are in a church. The second half of the quatrain, rhyming with the first, is just jeering at MacLeod's desire to have been out of the game. Katana is suggesting that MacLeod is out of ...


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The original script explained very clearly why Connor and Ramirez were immortal on Earth when they were sentenced. JUDGE: "I sentence you to exile from Zeist. You will be transported to the planet Earth. Each of you to a different time and place. There to be reborn. Once you have grown to the age you are now, time itself will take on a new meaning for ...


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According to director Russell Mulcahy: “I don’t really blame the writers. It’s just that the whole script was never completely filmed because of the financial problems. A lot of the ideas and stories were never shot, so the film is a bit of a patchwork. The bond company shut us down and brought in a butcher editor, and the film that was released just wasn’t ...


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No. Only a select few Zeistians (Zeisters?) possess the gift of immortality. Ramirez and Connor are two of those, as are General Katana and his two winged monkeys. From the transcript; Judge: As you well know, for many years we have exiled those rebels and criminals who, like you, possess this unholy immortality. Therefore, I sentence you both to ...


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