THE PLATFORM Ending Explained!

In this video we take a deep dive, review, recap and explain the ending to Netflix’s latest horror film from Spain “The Platform”. El Hoyo.

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  • What ya'll ordering for the Platform? Can ya'll believe no one chose pizza? 🍕 SMH

    Think Story March 24, 2020 9:07 pm Reply
  • 10 pound of Chiken rice ..

    Moon Ape March 24, 2020 9:07 pm Reply
  • What if that child was born there in the platform ??

    Ayush Anbhore March 24, 2020 9:07 pm Reply
  • Keep safe Dirk.. mavs fan forever

    mars on bass March 24, 2020 9:07 pm Reply
  • It looks like a short horror movie someone posted on alter I hope they didn’t steal that person idea

    j borrego March 24, 2020 9:07 pm Reply
  • Maybe the child was born in the hole..
    Also though a great sci-fi,it needed a better ending

    Evangelos A March 24, 2020 9:07 pm Reply
  • Soooooooo, when the platform flies back up at mach 10… do all the plates just slam into the ceiling?

    If so, that's classic 😂

    KingTG March 24, 2020 9:07 pm Reply
  • Seems more like an honest look at communism rather than capitalism.

    zionred March 24, 2020 9:07 pm Reply
  • So the correct translation of El Hoyo will be The Hole, not the Platform. In case it helps making up new theories 😛 thx for the video

    Swanne March 24, 2020 9:07 pm Reply
  • Did anyone understand why the last floor didn't get hot/cold as they kept the food?

    Don Gambo March 24, 2020 9:07 pm Reply
  • Good movie! Great message! Trash ending!

    FieldHouseFades March 24, 2020 9:07 pm Reply
  • watched this a couple days ago, and loved it. Reminded me a bit of "Cube", but that movie didn;t really have a message as The Platform does. No subtlety in The Platform's message though it just slaps you in the face with it repeatedly.
    Or maybe it is simply the timing that makes the message so obvious…we're watching so much of this unfold in real time with people hoarding, and Trump and Senators saying that the elderly may have to sacrifice themselves for the good of the economy.
    I loved the Don Quixote (a favourite high school read of mine) references throughout the film but felt they were there, just in case the film wasn't being clear enuff, but if your're familiar with Quixote, you got the message already for Pete's sake!!
    I found that lack of subtlety to be the one problem with the film. I prefer the viewer to be credited with a modicum of intelligence. (which is also why I rarely click on "explained" channels, if you need an explanation for a piece of media, maybe you should watch it again instead of expecting to be spoon fed!!)
    Regardless, as a review, rather than an 'explanation', I enjoyed your post very much.
    Oh, and I would have requested an Indian mutton Byriani or a Sri Lankan Eggplant curry.

    PeBoVision March 24, 2020 9:07 pm Reply
  • 3:20 myriad? nice

    shreks girlfriend March 24, 2020 9:07 pm Reply
  • Why doesn't everyone just jump on the platform, go all the way to the bottom and then get sent to level 0? Its not like they have anything to lose if they're just gonna die from starvation anyways

    Light March 24, 2020 9:07 pm Reply
  • I definitely believe that the little girl was an halucination, and when you reach the bottom, you can't go deeper. He realized that the platform won't go up if someone step on it, and so he abandon the ship and die alone. The food was an interesting message, and to be honest I even expected a clean mecanism that flush away the platform anyway, that makes the administration never hear about any attent of message. I love that even if you do a good ratio, you cannot properly feed 666 people anyway. This means something very morbid: even if you share your part, just as showing the good behavior, ignoring if people will help you or not (I turn off tap water when I brush my teeth, even if it doesn't make a difference, I do my part, at least), there is still not enough food for everyone clearly. The message is incredibly dark: You are fucked.

    Guillaume Ohz March 24, 2020 9:07 pm Reply
  • They could've just put a dead body on the platform, they will definitely would've taken some action, if they did not know

    Kelly Unicorn March 24, 2020 9:07 pm Reply
  • Ugh I hate endings like these. So unsatisfying.

    James Kurker March 24, 2020 9:07 pm Reply
  • One thought that I had while watching this movie: People who were in the last rooms, especially 333, couldn't they just go onto the platform within the 1st days and go up without starving?

    Nargiz Natalia March 24, 2020 9:07 pm Reply

    Nargiz Natalia March 24, 2020 9:07 pm Reply
  • The mom protects and feeds the child which is why the child survives, the child doesn’t have a prison mate which makes it a secret and is the perfect set up cause the mom becomes the crazy lady.
    Remember that the mom kills on her way down, the child is on the lowest level so they need to feed off of the corpses.
    About what happens below 333 I don’t know nor do I know what happens when the child reaches level zero… that’s up for interpretation.

    prowlerbogota March 24, 2020 9:07 pm Reply
  • basically i answered it myself because this explaination didnt help at all

    RushFlaut March 24, 2020 9:07 pm Reply
  • If each viewer of this comment likes it to around 666, we can bring it to the top.

    Anonymous March 24, 2020 9:07 pm Reply
  • i still dont understand how the girl going back up is the message

    blue skies March 24, 2020 9:07 pm Reply
  • Lol that 1 guy with the swimming pool?

    Anonymous March 24, 2020 9:07 pm Reply
  • If I was in the hole I would do the same things the guy would do

    Sebastian Luna March 24, 2020 9:07 pm Reply
  • The child is the message because once he reaches level zero it would lead people on that level to conclude that the child had made all the way to the bottom and has come back up. Since the platform zips past very fast on its way up the child has to have gone all the way down if he were to have climbed on it on any random level. This means that inspite of the starvation and death the people at the bottom were certainly facing, they have decided to spare the child's life. This underscores the fact that humanity is still alive and not completely forsaken. People would rather choose starvation that eating a child.

    This is quite similar to snowpiercer when Gary Oldman's helps awaken the humanity in the people of the last compartment by cutting off his own limb and offering it to be eaten in exchange for sparing the child's life.

    Strobe March 24, 2020 9:07 pm Reply
  • 🙌🏼🙏🏼❤️

    Eddielyn Tabal ツ March 24, 2020 9:07 pm Reply
  • Is it only me that watch in Spanish or…?

    Sorry. Good explanation by the way.

    Jess 0000 March 24, 2020 9:07 pm Reply
  • “Vertical snowpiercer” SO FUCKING TRUE

    D K March 24, 2020 9:07 pm Reply
  • wtf noone chose jellybeans

    Luke March 24, 2020 9:07 pm Reply
  • this is clearly a message about socialism, which we are experiencing now. Work grinds to a halt, grocery stores run low, waiting on govt checks (2 equal amounts), banning guns and ammo. Don't change my mind, change your own. For all you bernie fans. Also, look at countries like Italy with open boarders.

    T Stan March 24, 2020 9:07 pm Reply
  • The thing is, what they see on the last floor is definitely not real. Baharat is already dead on that floor because of his very bad wounds and our guy is just hallucinating. This is also the reason why the room doesn't get cold or hot because they actually didn't give any food to anyone. The girl is just a hallucination too. The ending scene is just happening in his head and he is dying. The only real thing is that they really kept the dessert and it made it to the top. Somewhere in the movie before these last scenes we actually see the chef being all mad about the cake being sent back up without being touched. This shows us they definitely did not get the "message", they took the "message" differently.

    maxi mian March 24, 2020 9:07 pm Reply
  • I thought of a different theory, matching the movie with dantes inferno as well as don quixote. I saw a lot of similarities between the hole and the 9 circles of hell, in many ways especially when the movie turned more supernatural. The ghosts of his cellmates help him through the layers going up and down. But the descent only starts with Baharat, every few floors the behaviors change matching every circle. There are 666 people in the hole and 333 floors, and many of the inmates reffer to it as hell. Leading into the book don quixote, as well as matching the character. He matches the writer of the book, who wrote it while being held captive to keep his sanity.

    BearReviews March 24, 2020 9:07 pm Reply
  • What would you guys choose as your One Item.

    Tejas John March 24, 2020 9:07 pm Reply
  • ever wonder if someone would chose a chilli pepper as their meal

    ExtRixter woAh March 24, 2020 9:07 pm Reply
  • I think a lot of people are missing an important thing. The Woman that was looking for "the child" went to the hole Alone. I think there's a possibility that She went in pregnant and maybe didnt knew. Or She got preagnant in there (maybe thru sexual abuse). And many people Said that She was looking for her kid. But She was never looking, because She knew where her Daughter was. She just wanted to feed her and Keep her safe.

    get schwifty March 24, 2020 9:07 pm Reply
  • I would bring a 200 kilo block of pemmican.

    Paul Gillett March 24, 2020 9:07 pm Reply
  • "The mother of the child" is not the mother of the child
    Because she went to the hole alone she just knew the message

    Arsen Stoanovic March 24, 2020 9:07 pm Reply
  • Wow I knew that the movie was trying to convey a message but I didn't realize it was this much and there's probably even more

    jeanlbnd March 24, 2020 9:07 pm Reply
  • This movie came out at the right time.

    Aspiring March 24, 2020 9:07 pm Reply
  • trimagasi is the perfect example of politicians here in the PHILIPPINES. they will take something apart from you which is taxes and they will give you only the smallest amount of what’s remaining.

    greg huerno March 24, 2020 9:07 pm Reply
  • Communism is when goring and baharat tried to ration the food

    Karl Minglana March 24, 2020 9:07 pm Reply

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