I saw Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning and these two characters caught my attention.
Both don’t care if Ethan (Tom Cruise) lives or dies. Both want the key. Both are saved by Ethan.
And yet, there is a critical thing that one character has and another doesn’t — Integrity.
Here’s how — edited
I was baffled initially when Ethan saved Grace once and again, and then again.
Irrespectively, she still looks for every opportunity to ditch him in the middle of chaos and gun fights.
Even after multiple chances of redemption and especially how the story progresses, I am not able to trust her by the end of the movie.
On the other hand, when you see Paris, you see how devoted and loyal is she, and lives by the code.
Once she was saved by Ethan, even Gabriel (his boss) knew that she was in Ethan’s debt and would never kill him.
Reason — Integrity
I love movies and have learned a lot from observing the characters and stories.
I’ll keep sharing more such observations and my love for cinema.