The "No Country for Old Men" ending explained examines our conduct as individuals. Each one of us has the opportunity to make wise decisions that are easy to live with. Or, we can make unwise decisions that are hard to live with in the future. The movie is written and directed be brothers Ethan Coen and Joel Coen and was first introduced to the big screen in 2007. Let us examine the "No Country for Old Men" ending and explain some of the details.
"No Country for Old Men" has seventeen characters that have significant roles in the film.
The main characters are Sheriff Ed Tom Bell (Tommy Lee Jones), killer Anton Chigurh (Javier Barden), and Llewelyn Moss (Josh Brolin), who is considered the hero in the movie. It all started when two million dollars went missing from a drug deal in West Texas. Moss finds the money and Chigurh will do anything to get the money. "No Country for Old Men" is an ethical drama, and the viewers will learn that the villian Chigurh does not value the life of others, though he does value is own life. Moss shoots Chigurh in the leg, and Chigurh runs to protect himself from danger. Sheriff Bell realizes that times are different and he can no longer protect the citizens without a gun.
The "No Country for Old Men" ending leaves the Sheriff feeling as though there is nothing that he can do as an older man.
He is now ove taken and out matched by Chigurh. In his community, he and his officers are no longer respected by the criminal elements. To understand the movie better, it makes sense to watch the film at least two times. Mr. Bell is dealing with an issue of extreme violence in his territory and is unsure how to stop Chigurh. The movie ends with the Sheriff trying to conquer the evil by being a good Sheriff, but he does not realize that times have changed and the bad guys do not care about old men.