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Teleological Cinema: Film as Language in Arrival

July 6th 2018

SHORT STORY ADAPTATIONS: this month, Dr. CHRIS MACHELL takes us into alien territory with Denis Villeneuve’s film adaptation of Ted Chiang’s ‘Story of Your Life’: ‘Villeneuve restructures the themes of Chiang’s text to explore the ways that the visual language of cinema represents time as an experiential phenomenon shaped by memory and emotion…’

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