The Fifth Element

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250 years in the future, life is threatened by the arrival of Evil.
Only the fifth element can stop
the Evil from extinguishing life,
as it tries to do every 5,000 years.
She is helped by taxi-driver
Corben Dallas (Bruce Willis).
Evil is being assisted by Mr. Zorg (Gary Oldman), who seeks to profit from the chaos that Evil will bring.

The Fifth Element

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Father Cornelius and President Lindberg 

intermediate
advanced

CORNELIUS:

The Mondoshawan have in their possession the only weapon to defeat evil. Four elements ... gathered around a fifth ... supreme being. The ultimate warrior. Created to protect life. Together, they produce what the ancients called the light of creation, able to bring life to the farthest reaches of the universe. But, if evil stands there ...   

LINDBERG:

Then what?

CORNELIUS:

Then light turns to dark. Life to death. Forever.

GLOSSARY:
weapon:
any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting (arma de fuego); to defeat: to win a victory over (derrotar); evil =/= good (el Mal =/= el Bien); gathered: assembled (rodeados); being: a living thing that has the ability to function independently (ser); ultimate = elemental (elemental); warrior: someone engaged in warfare (guerrero); the ancients: peeople who lived in times long past (los antiguos); called: assigned the specified name of (denominaban); able to = capable of (capaz de, con capacidad para); the farthest reaches = the remotest places (los lugares más remotos o más lejanos); turns to dark = becomes darkness (se transforma en oscuridad).

 

Father Cornelius and President Lindberg 

intermediate
advanced

CORNELIUS:

Imagine for a moment that this ... thing is not anything that can be identified, because it prefers not to be. Wherever there is life, it brings death ... because it is evil. Absolute evil.  

LINDBERG:

One more reason to shoot first.

CORNELIUS:

Evil begets evil, Mr. President. Shooting will only make it stronger.

GLOSSARY:
identified = recognized
(identificada); wherever: in every place (dondequiera que); absolute = total (absoluto, total); reason: motive (motivo, razón); to shoot/shot/shot/shooting: to fire a gun (disparar); begets = generates (genera, engendra).

 

Head Scientist

intermediate

The compositional elements of this DNA chain are the same as ours; there's just simply more of them. Tightly packed with infinite genetic knowledge. Almost like this being was engineered.

GLOSSARY:
DNA:
the molecule that is the hereditary material in all living cells (DNA); tightly packed: full of (saturado de); engineered = designed (diseñado, planificado).

 

Professor Pacoli

beginner
intermediate

When the three planets are in eclipse, a black hole like a door is opened! Evil comes, spreading terror and chaos. See the snake, Billy? The ultimate evil.

GLOSSARY:
in eclipse:
one celestial body obscuring another (en eclipse); black hole: a region of space resulting from the collapse of a star (agujero negro); spreading: dispersing (desplegando); chaos: extreme confusion and disorder (caos, situación caótica); snake = serpent (víbora); ultimate = elemental (elemental).

 

Two scientists 

intermediate

SCIENTIST 1:

Its structure has just solidified on the surface.

SCIENTIST 2:

I think it's anticipating the attack. Anticipation denotes intelligence.

GLOSSARY:
solidify/solidified/solidified/solidifying:
become solid (solidificar); surface: outermost parte (superficie); anticipating: acting in advance (anticipándose, adelantándose); denotes = is a sign of (indica).

Film info

 

Summary

In the ultimate story of good versus evil, a 23rd century New York City taxi driver becomes the unlikely hero when the human race is threatened by an evil life-form which has come through a doorway from a parallel dimension.

Starring

Bruce Willis, Gary Oldman, Ian Holm, Milla Jovovich, Chris Tucker, Luke Perry, Brion James.

Director

Luc Besson - Produced in 1997

 

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