Mulholland Drive (Philosophers on Film)

Mulholland Drive (Philosophers on Film)

Beloved via movie and artwork aficionados and lovers of neo-noir cinema, Mulholland Drive is among the most crucial and enigmatic motion pictures of modern years. It occupies a crucial and debatable place within the paintings of its director, David Lynch, who gained the easiest director award on the 2001 Cannes movie competition for the movie.

Mulholland Drive

within the Routledge Philosophers on Film sequence is the 1st complete philosophical appraisal of Lynch's movie. starting with an creation by means of the editor, the quantity explores the next topics:

  • the id of the self and its patience via time
  • the valuable, twin roles performed by means of myth and fact through the film
  • whether Mulholland Drive is better understood epistemologically through cause and language, or no matter if, as Lynch himself argues, by way of one's 'inner emotions' and emotions
  • parallels among Mulholland Drive and Kafka's The Castle, either one of which pit their protagonists on the mercy of unseen forces
  • Mulholland Drive and romanticism.

Additional key issues also are mentioned, reminiscent of the interpenetration of ethics, classical tragedy, and the contrasting philosophical arguments of Plato and Nietzsche on tragic drama. those issues make Mulholland Drive crucial and interesting interpreting for college kids of philosophy, in particular aesthetics and ethics, in addition to movie studies.

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