In most films of the genre, when the Other is among us it is because it is deformed, altered, a minority threat pick your peril: unionists, feminists, youth, etc.
Night Shyamalan inwas influenced by the attacks, and although it seems to be set in the late 19 th century, is actually a present day story.
She wears her yellow riding hood, and it takes us a superhuman effort to keep from thinking about Grandmother's House. Adults strut in pride as they advance the decrepit black box and withdraw a slip of paper that could potentially induce them into being the next sacrifice of the town.
This conveys to the audience the trusting nature of Ivy, she places an enormous amount of trust on Lucius hoping that he will be there. Using colour as a main centre piece for the film is an effective way of communicating to the audience visually.
How might a community of human beings succumb to such a faulty explanation? The stalwart young man, Lucius Hunt Joaquin Phoenixpetitions the elders to let him take a look into the forest.
What has happened is over and there is no equal in the world.