He is walking the last mile.
...but I don't regret anything. Not
a thing. I used to. I used to regret
being the barber.
A door at the end opens:
An electric chair. Straps open, and waiting:
...I dont know where I'm being taken.
Ed is placed in the chair.
...I don't know what waits for me,
beyond the earth and sky. But I'm
not afraid to go.
A man stoops at his feet. He has a bucket of water and a
He waggles the razor in the water and starts shaving a patch
of Ed's calf.
...Maybe the things I don't understand
will be clearer there, like when a
fog blows away...
Ed watches as the razor makes the trip from his leg to the
bucket of water, which begins to spot with small floating
...Maybe Doris will be there.
They are strapping him in, connecting the electrodes.
...And maybe there I can tell her...
The men withdraw.
...all those things...
A thin man in a dark suit and fedora stands by the switch.
As he reaches for the switch, Ed looks up into the light.
...they don't have words for here.
"THE MAN WHO WASN'T THERE"
Ethan Coen & Joel Coen