assessed essay: representing trauma in magical realist cinema

SimonXIX
SimonXIX
May 30 · 26 min read
Figure 1: post-title card from BlacKkKlansman, 00:04:28.
Figure 2: Cash’s desk is teleported to a customer’s home in Sorry to Bother You, 00:24:52.
Figure 3: The apartment is revealed to be a garage in Sorry to Bother You, 00:05:10.
Figure 4: The equisapiens as fragmented images of capitalism in Sorry to Bother You, 01:16:22 & 01:19:04.
Figure 5: Mr. _______ uses his authentic voice to share with Cash in Sorry to Bother You, 01:12:14.
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library systems dude who also watches films and writes about them

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