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Alternative Scriptwriting, 4th Edition by Jeff Rush, Ken Dancyger

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The Non-Linear Film

The non-linear film is a voice-oriented genre. Since it tends to be quite open-ended in its characteristics, we devote this entire chapter to the form. In the years since Pulp Fiction debuted, the non-linear film has grown enormously in its influence, and its importance has been paralleled by the development of nonlinear editing and of computer applications in special effects, animation, and video games. The latter technological developments have made more appealing the open-ended quality of the non-linear film. Beyond Pulp Fiction, important non-linear films include Paul Thomas Anderson’s Magnolia, Terence Malick’s The ...

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