posted on Jul, 5 2012 @ 02:16 PM
So - I had just started re-watching the animated movie UP and while watching the intro where we first see the fictional explorer Charles Muntz, it
dawned on me, this guy looks just like Nikola Tesla - and the way he is treated by the scientific community reminds me somewhat of the way Nikola
Tesla was viewed by his peers, as an eccentric, amazing and mad character.
Also the seclusive life that Charles Muntz ends up having, chasing his dream, has some clear parallels with the last years of Nikola Tesla.
I even think some of the inventions featured in the movie might be inspired by many of the legends and myth about Tesla. (after seeing the whole movie
I know realize that I might have gone overboard with this statement, but old Charles Muntz looks even more like Old Tesla than young Muntz looks like
Picture of Charles Muntz
Picture of Nikola Tesla
Couldn't figure out how to embed pictures. So if anyone can upload them it would be much appreciated.
I do not think that there is any big conspiracy here, but I was not able to find any material online on this subject, so I doubt it is like an
official parodi. But perhaps a hitten homage to the always underestimated genius Nikola Tesla.
To those of you not yet familiar with this magnificent man, here is a quick and very entertaining
What do you think? Any connection?
edit on 06/06/12 by Mads1987 because: (no reason given)
edit on 06/06/12 by Mads1987
because: added comment after watching the whole movie