The Pale Blue Eye Ending Explained: Netflix’s latest murder mystery film, The Pale Blue Eye, is written and directed by Scott Cooper, This film is based on the popular novel of the same name and follows the story of a veteran detective named Augustus Landor, who is investigating the murders at the US Military Academy and follows the story around these murders.

In this article, I will explain the ending as well as every important detail that may make you feel as if you are missing something. In this article, you will get all your answers with proper explanations, so please check it out.

The Twist

In this film, we see that the killer is none other than the detective who is investigating this case, Augustus Landor, and as he is investigating, he wants to turn all this dirt on the Marquis family so that no one can get to him.

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Who is Mattie?

After that, we see Augustus say that his daughter, Mattie, had left him for some reason, but we find out that Mattie was raped by all three members of West Point Cadets, and because she couldn’t deal with her rape issue, she committed suicide, and the detective who is investigating Mattie’s case tells him that in order to take revenge, he must kill all three members who raped her.

Augustus, Did You Kill All Three Cadets?

In the end, we see that Landor actually tried his best to kill them, but he only succeeded in killing two of them; later, one of them successfully escaped, and he told Pop that he didn’t want to kill anymore and had already suffered enough. At last, we see that Augustus wrote a note to Poe and left for the place where Mattie died, and the stories end as he is still guilty of all these murders.

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This is the proper ending explanation of “The Pale Blue Eye” with all the point-by-point explanations. Please let me know how much you like this film in the comment box, and please feel free to ask any questions in the comment box as it is free to comment.



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