How Puss in Boots: The Last Wish Tackles Mortality From a Unique Angle

Puss in Boots: The Last Wish, is a sequel that no one really asked for, yet it came unexpectedly.

Puss in Boots: The Last Wish Premise

The charismatic anthropomorphic Puss in Boots returned to the big screen in The Last Wish, with the return of Antonio Banderas as Puss in Boots.

A village doctor informs our protagonist that he has used up his eight spare lives and is down to his last.

At first, this realization doesn’t faze Puss. He goes drinking in a cantina as usual until he is interrupted by a hooded wolf called Lobo, who came to collect him for bounty.

He manages a narrow escape and seeks refuge in the home of Mama Luna, who was said to take care of stray cats.

Puss in Boots doesn’t have an unlimited number of lives and The Last Wish forces him to reconcile with that difficult fact.

Mortality, Anxiety, and Found Families as The Main Themes

Puss in Boots explores death a bit differently because it’s the main character himself who has to come to terms with his own demise.

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