New SciFi flick: ‘Moon’

I saw this last summer in LA. Conceptually and aesthetically interesting. Something you might want to see if you’re in to science fiction.

This might be a bit of a SPOILER if you haven’t seen the film and want to:

I think what I liked most of it was the idea of a man being instilled with memories that don’t actually belong to him. And how his identity, his longings for the future & past, are products of those memories.

And how many science films in the last 20 years out there contain characters driven by their memories (real or fabricated)? Minority Report, Solaris, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, 12 monkeys, Paycheck, Blade Runner (the cyborgs), etc.


Whenever we talk about individual identity and who a person truly is, we talk about nation, language, family, etc. , various forms of colective memory but never what that individual actually experienced.



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