Note that almost all the characters are old, ugly and sad!
The pigeon is actually worried about not having any money… (because you can’t depend on anybody else to be there for you).
We are the pigeons… incessantly and hopelessly wondering about ourselves! Are we anything more than living fossils??
The third encounter with death contrasts with the first two, in that the latter focuses on the event (of physical death), whereas the former is a long inventory of all the ways that death operates (as a lethal, insidious & ubiquitous process) within life itself.
Watching it on a big screen (Chris’ house) did make the experience much better than it would have been, had I watched it on my laptop.
It was both gorgeous (without the glamour) and poignant (not gripping)!