I think I am losing my ability to taste salt. Last night Top Raman was almost tasteless and today's dinner with WAY too much soy sauce was... well, it wasn't salty. *Meep*
There is at least one thing about The Prestige I simply can't figure out.
How the heck did the wife drown? (Besides it taking less than 1.5 minutes - when the woman makes a LIVING being dropped in a tank of water and escaping.) It can't have been the knots. Let me explain. That box had a sliding door up near the top through which the person in the tank would reach to undo the fake padlock.
Think about that. It means there was NO water in the top 3-4 inches of the tank. You know... air space. AND sliding that door open would mean fresh air. Even with her hands still tied, she should have been able to open that door, not to mention having several minutes of air to breath to start with.
Something else must have killed her. For all we know, it was the breaking of the tank!