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Neither/Nor's rating of the film Synecdoche, New York

A dying director that is not dying navigates exactly the life that he lived inexactly as he attempts to stage a work of evasion through dramaturgical obedience. Not contradiction, but opposition. Not a thesis on the existential project, but a working out of its aporetic structure. Does a single voice raise the clamour of being? Not symbolic or allegorical, but how the world works.