quote:Originally posted by Rothko:
I would like to think that the ending was supposed to be positive,
Cormac McCarthy, positive?
They followed them waiting for the father to die and swoop in on the defenseless kid. I agree that final scene did have a weird vibe, which is why I think the kid was lunch meat. They had that Wiley E Coyote look about them.
Not sure if you have read the book, but its ending is not so ambiguous. I think the film makers wanted to put this twist on the ending.