Sounds for a strange funeral

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Abstract:

Cat’s Cradle metaphorically stages the image schema ‘death as a path’. It is argued that the strangeness of the fiction, its ritualistic surrealism, is enhanced by its soundtrack, which downplays the natural link between human action and environment. Instead, the sound seems to emphasize more abstract and thematic aspects.

Keywords: basic-level world; film sound; metaphor; music; ritualistic surrealism; short film

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1386/sfs.3.2.135_1

Affiliations: University of Copenhagen

Publication date: October 1, 2013

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  • Short Film Studies is a peer-reviewed journal designed to stimulate ongoing research on individual short films as a basis for a better understanding of the art form as a whole. In each issue, two or three short films will be selected for comprehensive study, with articles illuminating each film from a variety of perspectives.
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