The Philosophy of The Fountain – Escaping Our Mental Prisons

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Revisiting The Fountain; this video essay pushes beyond the various interpretations of the plot to explore the deeper themes at the heart of Darren Aronofsky’s ambitious film.

Sources:
Ernest Becker – The Denial of Death: https://amzn.to/2P7P68Z
Eckhart Tolle – The Power of Now: https://amzn.to/2SirVL8
Christopher Runyon – The Fountain review: http://moviemezzanine.com/the-darren-aronofsky-retrospective-fountain/

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