Refusal of the Return in Goodfellas (1990)

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One manifestation of the Refusal of the Return is the loss of transcendental aids - those supernatural aids which assisted within the New World. In Goodfellas (1990) Jimmy kills all the crew and Tommy is murdered as revenge for Billy Batts. 

The 2000+ stage Hero's Journey and Transformation through a New World/State is the template upon which the vast majority of successful stories and Hollywood blockbusters are based upon. Learn about this at

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