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Watch: Here Is Why Narrative Is the Greatest Illusion That Has Ever Existed

Watch: Here Is Why Narrative Is the Greatest Illusion That Has Ever Existed

Earlier this week, “Brows Held High,” a short-form online video series that provides in-depth theoretical and historical film analysis, released an inspiring new video essay on the relationship between surrealism and cinema — not only within a single text, but also across history.

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Christopher Nolan’s “Inception” functions as the case study for this episode, in which the narrator draws out various examples of surrealist media that eventually connect back to specific elements of the 2010 Nolan film.

The cross-textual comparisons are very uncanny and while incredibly precise, the narrator’s argument is spun in such a way that it might just leave you spinning the same way Nolan did at the end of “Inception.”

Check out the full video below.

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