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From Deers to Plantations: Hidden Messages in Get Out
Arts and Culture

From Deers to Plantations: Hidden Messages in Get Out

Get Out will always be Jordan Peele’s masterpiece. Although he has produced amazing movies and TV shows, including Us, The Twilight Zone and BlacKkKlansman, Peele’s indie social thriller film still gets under viewers’ skins. The film centres around a young black man, Chris, who visits his girlfriend’s parents on a weekend getaway. However, things get weird after Rose’s mum, Missy, hypnotises him. Rose’s parents and their friends make disconcerting comments about Chris’ skin colour, which, naturally, creeps him out. After encountering more strange occurrences, Chris realises that things aren’t what they seem. On the surface, it may be a film about a racist cult, seeking to gain immortality by bodysnatching the bodies of black people. But after a couple of rewatches, it’s a film about m...