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Author Kord, Susanne, author.

Title 12 Monkeys / Susanne Kord
Published Leighton Buzzard : Auteur, 2019
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Series Constellations
Contents Intro; Contents; 1. 'A Spectacular Mess': Synopsis; 2. Pushing the (Reset) Button: Why You Can't Start Over; 3. 'Thank you, Einstein': Why You Can't Turn Back Time; 4. On Mis/Perceptions of Reality; 5. The Human Condom and Other Signs of Loneliness; 6. Free Will, Determinism and Doing What You're Told; 7. Strangers on a Plane: On Not Answering the Big Question; 8. More Monkeys: The TV series; 9. Coda: Gilliam's Art of the Possible; Bibliography/Filmography
Summary This volume examines Terry Gilliam's 12 Monkeys (1995) with an eye to the film's major themes, including mental illness, conspiracy theories, the impossibility of human closeness, and the nature of reality. It reads 12 Monkeys's portrayal of time travel in light of Einstein's ideas about time and the problem of free will versus determinism
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed September 12, 2019)
Subject 12 monkeys (Motion picture)
12 monkeys (Motion picture)
PERFORMING ARTS -- Film -- History & Criticism.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1800347294