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Jules' Divine Intervention


#1

Can someone tell me why Jules let Honeybunny and her theif boyfriend keep all of the wallets. I understand why he didn’t kill them “deader than fried chicken”, but I don’t understand why they got to keep the wallets. Also, what was the bear giving felatio to the man in the hotel room all about in “the shining?”


#2

Well it starts off after the moment of the so-called “divine intervention” they experience. Clearly Jules felt very strongly about this and comtemplates changing his ways. Jules tells Pumpkin (in the last scene) that the bible quote he recites was just “some cool blooded shit to say to a motherfucker” before he shoots them. He gives two possible meanings of the quote, discards them as bullshit and says rather, that Pumpkin is the weak and Jules is the tyranny of evil men he says “but I’m trying real hard to be the shepherd.” In trying to be the shepherd, he grants Pumpkin and Hunney Bunney redemption. He lets them go, and “buys their lives” with the money he gives them. Jules is helping himself, and Pumpkin and Hunney Bunney (by letting them keep their lives and all the money). In doing so, he also saves the other customers in the diner from the tyranny of Pumpkin and Hunney Bunney.


#3

yep thats about it


#4

I COMPLETELY UNDERSTAND WHY HE GAVE PUMPKIN HIS OWN MONEY, BUT THE CUSTOMERS’ MONEY WAS NOT HIS TO GIVE, NOR WAS THEIR REDEMPTION OR ANYTHING ELSE BELONGING TO THEM HIS TO GIVE. HE CAN NOT GIVE SOMETHING AWAY THAT DOES NOT BELONG TO HIM - THAT WOULD BE STEALING. THE SHEPARD WOULD NOT STEAL. ONLY THE TYRANNY OF EVIL WOULD DO SOMETHING LIKE THAT.

BY THE WAY, WOULD SOMEONE GIVE ME AN OPINION ABOUT THE BEAR?


#5

dude. Jules is a criminal (or was until that day at breakfast). That’s why he let’s them take all of the wallets, they’re fledgling criminals. Also, if he tried to get them to give everyone else’s wallets back that would be suicide. and as far as the bear giving a blow job in the Shining i don’t know wtf you’re talking about


#6

[quote=“Louis14”]
I COMPLETELY UNDERSTAND WHY HE GAVE PUMPKIN HIS OWN MONEY, BUT THE CUSTOMERS’ MONEY WAS NOT HIS TO GIVE, NOR WAS THEIR REDEMPTION OR ANYTHING ELSE BELONGING TO THEM HIS TO GIVE. HE CAN NOT GIVE SOMETHING AWAY THAT DOES NOT BELONG TO HIM - THAT WOULD BE STEALING. THE SHEPARD WOULD NOT STEAL. ONLY THE TYRANNY OF EVIL WOULD DO SOMETHING LIKE THAT.

BY THE WAY, WOULD SOMEONE GIVE ME AN OPINION ABOUT THE BEAR?
[/quote]

What’s with the capitals? You’re either trying to come off as aggressive or you accidentally left the Caps Lock button on, whatever reason, please don’t, it’s annoying.



Yes, the customers money wasn’t his to give, what’s to say he gave it to them anyway? Pumpkin and Hunney Bunney TOOK it themselves! Jules let’s them take the money, in doing so, he saves their lives. Hunney Bunney and Pumpkin would be really pissed if they hadn’t got any money out if, thats why they were in it… the money. Jules isn’t stealing anything. How can you possibly turn this around and say that he is stealing the customer’s money? Pumkin and Hunney Bunney are the thieves.



He grants them redemption from blowing their brains out. Whilst on another day Jules would have killed them, today is different, today he has changed, he has granted them redemption. Jules is much smarter and stronger than both of them, so yes, redemption was his to give. They are allowed to live because they’re weak.



If you want your question about the Shining answering, I advise you to make a thread in the Non-QT movie section if there isn’t already a thread on that topic.


#7

[quote=“Jose Flanders”]
Why did Jules give away his money, anyway? “You know what i’m buying with this money, Ringo? You’re life, i’m giving you this money so I don’t have to kill yo’ ass.” Tarantino writes some esoteric lines!
[/quote]

You’ve just answered your own question.


#8

not his money…the other people’s money.


#9

[quote=“Louis14”]
not his money…the other people’s money.
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Ok, you clearly do not know what you’re talking about. I have tried to explain it as best I can. Just forget about it, don’t let it keep you awake at night.


#10

[quote=“Louis14”]
I COMPLETELY UNDERSTAND WHY HE GAVE PUMPKIN HIS OWN MONEY, BUT THE CUSTOMERS’ MONEY WAS NOT HIS TO GIVE, NOR WAS THEIR REDEMPTION OR ANYTHING ELSE BELONGING TO THEM HIS TO GIVE. HE CAN NOT GIVE SOMETHING AWAY THAT DOES NOT BELONG TO HIM - THAT WOULD BE STEALING. THE SHEPARD WOULD NOT STEAL. ONLY THE TYRANNY OF EVIL WOULD DO SOMETHING LIKE THAT.
[/quote]

dude… he’s a cold blooded killer. why should he give a fuck about people’s wallets


#11

He just kept eating that muffin during that entire scene, that’s some crazy fucking shit. Some bad muthafucka’ shit.


#12

[quote=“Snake Charmer”]
He just kept eating that muffin during that entire scene, that’s some crazy fucking shit. Some bad muthafucka’ shit.
[/quote]
yeh thats whats jules is about he aint crazy he maybe was before but when the divine interventoin happened he change and he saw the errors of his ways well thats one way to look at it


#13

I’m Jules, I wear a black suit and a tie and a curly afro wig, and I carry a 9mm pistol, and I’m a vegetarian, and I like cheeseburgers. I live in an insane asylum, i’m comin’ for you all sons of bitches…hear that knock on your doors, it’s me BAD MUTHAFUCKA’


#14

[quote=“El Grouch”]
I’m Jules, I wear a black suit and a tie and a curly afro wig, and I carry a 9mm pistol, and I’m a vegetarian, and I like cheeseburgers. I live in an insane asylum, i’m comin’ for you all sons of bitches…hear that knock on your doors, it’s me BAD MUTHAFUCKA’
[/quote]
actual he’s not a vegetarain his girlfreind is therefore he has to be one


#15

Owned


#16

then that DOES make him one afterall, right?


#17

not by chioce by force so i say no


#18

Not by force, Jules dosen’t take shit from anyone, I say he’s WILLING to give it a chance, so therefore its by choice.


#19

touche my freind and good point but still he eats meat therefore noa “true” veggie therefore i am right


#20

[quote=“vadid”]
touche my freind and good point but still he eats meat therefore noa “true” veggie therefore i am right
[/quote]“I sure like the taste of a good burger, I can’t usually have them, ‘cause my girlfriend’s a vegetarian, which kinda’ makes me a vegetarian.” Maybe you’re right, maybe not.