Pendant son interrogatoire avec le détective Kujan (Chazz Palmintari), le criminel de bas-niveau Verbal Kint (Kevin Spacey) raconte les origines de Keyser Soze, un mystérieux gangster notoire d’une cruauté sans fin. Tout ce bout de dialogue renforce le mythe autour de cet énigmatique personnage (…et on n’apprendra qu’à la fin la stupéfiante vérité).
"…Who is Keyser Soze?
He is supposed to be Turkish. Some say his father was German.
Nobody believed he was real.
Nobody ever saw him or knew anybody that ever worked directly for him,
but to hear Kobayashi tell it, anybody could have worked for Soze.
You never knew.
That was his power.
The greatest trick the Devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn’t exist.
And like that, poof. He’s gone…"