Film Language Tag: psychological setting
An important correlation between a character's state of mind and the physical place he or she inhabits in a story.
After meeting to discuss shared memories of alien abduction and violation, Brian (Brady Corbet) and Avalyn (Mary Lynn Rajskub) encounter a dead deer she says was experimented on by aliens and then left in the field near her home. When she presses Brian to insert his hand into an incision in the body, he experiences flashbacks of past alien abduction and violation -- with a young Neil (Chase Ellison) appearing in them alongside his own past self (George Webster)
In the last scene, Chiron, also known as Black,(Trevante Rhodes) drives Kevin (Andre Holland) back to his home and they have a heart to heart about Black's past, before cutting to them on the beach, and finally to Chiron as Little (Alex Hibbert) as the final shot.