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'Everything is connected, and everything matters': relationships in I ♥ Huckabees

Gibbs, J. (2010) 'Everything is connected, and everything matters': relationships in I ♥ Huckabees. In: Brown, T. and Walters, J. (eds.) Film Moments. BFI / Palgrave Macmillan, London, pp. 57-60. ISBN 9781844573356

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Abstract/Summary

An analysis of two paired moments, both involving bicycle rides, which enables a discussion of the relationships which the film establishes formally between these moments (and other elements of the film) and establishes the parallel between these structures and the film's interest in exploring coincidences, and seeking out a range of economic, political and metaphysical relationships. It explores the way the film dramatises philosophical debates through action.

Item Type:Book or Report Section
Refereed:Yes
Divisions:Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Science > School of Arts and Communication Design > Film, Theatre & Television
ID Code:18098
Uncontrolled Keywords:movement, tracking, politics, philosophy, tone, humour, environment, dramatisation, connection, bicycle, David O Russell, Huppert, Tomlin, Hoffman, Schwartzman, Wahlberg
Publisher:BFI / Palgrave Macmillan

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