It’s known that Superman reflects a role of savior of the Earth from its origin in the comics, but the filmmaker Zack snyder he took this idea a little further to show captivating scenes in film productions such as “Man of Steel.” The film was released in 2013 and, to this day, continues to be reviewed by fans of Dc comics.
In a recent dynamic of conversation with the portal The Guardian, the American director answered questions from his followers. Thus came the following query from a user: What is the reason for using “clues and references to Christianity” in your films and if this is intentional on your part?
“Yes. I think that the philosophical Christian identity of the West lives on a lot through those characters from DC”, He admitted Zack snyder about this religious symbolism. “Superman He personifies many of those same qualities that we see in the mythological story of Christ, in his death and resurrection. Sometimes it is easier to evoke those things through images ”.
Also seen in “Justice League”
Although the character of Henry cavill be one of the superheroes in the comics that has the most similarities with a Messiah, Zack snyder has also used elements derived from Judaism and Christianity in “Justice league”. For example, with the references to the Devil and Hell with the villain Darkseid and the resurrection of Superman.
In mid-March of this year, its original version (Snyder cut) from “League of Justice“Premiered on the platform HBO Max after several years of staying away from the cinema due to the suicide of his daughter Autumn. On his way through the UDC Extended Universe (DCEU), the filmmaker has directed “Man of Steel”, “Batman v Superman” and “Justice League.”
After the premiere of his new film “The army of the dead”, His return to the zombie genre, it is unknown if Zack snyder will work on more movies for the superhero universe.
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