‘Fight Club’ Author Finds ‘Irony’ in China’s Censored Ending, ‘Almost Exactly’ Like Book
We may not be our jobs, but novelist Chuck Palahniuk still finds hilarity in his work.The “Fight Club” author weighed in on the Chinese government censoring the ending of David Fincher’s 1999 film adaptation.Instead of the original ending showing Narrator (Edward Norton) blowing up a city skyline, the online release in China cut the explosion and added a caption to assure viewers that the Narrator a.k.a.
the real Tyler Durden was apprehended by authorities.“Through the clue provided by Tyler, the police rapidly figured out the whole plan and arrested all criminals, successfully preventing the bomb from exploding,” the title card reads.
“After the trial, Tyler was sent to lunatic asylum receiving psychological treatment.
He was discharged from the hospital in 2012.”Palahniuk told TMZ that the recut ending actually bears more similarity to his original novel’s conclusion.“The irony is that the way the Chinese
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