Cat’s Cradle: Unintended resonances?

Author: Yeatman, Bevin

Source: Short Film Studies, Volume 3, Number 2, October 2013 , pp. 143-146(4)

Publisher: Intellect

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Abstract:

A literal interpretation of Cat’s Cradle cannot be taken seriously. The travelling through time and space of a family carrying a dead body to deposit it in a cinema suggests a metaphoric intention. This article speculates on resonances generated by the title and a critic’s proposal of a dead audience.

Keywords: attractor; connections; interpretation; mediation; play; resonance

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1386/sfs.3.2.143_1

Affiliations: University of Waikato

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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