By Andrew Kania

Within a brief area of time, the movie Memento has already been hailed as a latest vintage. Memorably narrated in opposite, from the point of view of Leonard Shelby, the film’s important personality, it follows Leonard’s chaotic and visceral quest to find the identification of his wife’s killer and avenge her homicide, regardless of his lack of ability to shape new long term thoughts.

This is the 1st e-book to discover and tackle the myriad philosophical questions raised by way of the movie, referring to own identification, unfastened will, reminiscence, wisdom, and motion. It additionally explores difficulties in aesthetics raised by means of the movie via its narrative constitution, ontology, and style. starting with a invaluable creation that locations the movie in context and maps out its complicated constitution, specifically commissioned chapters study the next topics:

  • memory, emotion, and self-consciousness

  • agency, unfastened will, and responsibility

  • personal identity

  • narrative and renowned cinema

  • the movie style of neo-noir

  • Memento and multimedia

Including annotated extra studying on the finish of every bankruptcy, Memento is crucial studying for college kids attracted to philosophy and movie studies.

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