Skip header navigation

University of Stirling

×

Article

Voiding Cinema: Subjectivity beside itself, or unbecoming cinema in Enter the Void

Citation
Brown W & Fleming D (2015) Voiding Cinema: Subjectivity beside itself, or unbecoming cinema in Enter the Void. Film-Philosophy, 19, pp. 124-145. http://www.film-philosophy.com/index.php/f-p/article/view/962

Abstract
This essay examines Gaspar Noë's film, Enter the Void (2009), in light of the work of both Gilles Deleuze and Alain Badiou. Arguing that the film shows to viewers the 'void' that separates subjects from objects, the essay also considers Noë's film in the light of drug literature and the altered states induced by cinema and described by Anna Powell. Finally, the essay proposes that Enter the Void is a work of 'unbecoming' cinema, which in turn points to expansion of cinematic form through the use of digital technologies.

Keywords
Gaspar Noë; Enter the Void,;Alain Badiou; Gilles Deleuze; altered states; cinema; drugs

Journal
Film-Philosophy: Volume 19

StatusPublished
Author(s)Brown, William; Fleming, David
Publication date31/12/2015
URLhttp://hdl.handle.net/1893/26379
PublisherEdinburgh University Press
Publisher URLhttp://www.film-philosophy.com/…article/view/962
eISSN1466-4615
Scroll back to the top