An approach of mistrust : the representation of 'paranoia' in the films of Terry Gilliam

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2001
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Erdoğan, Nezih
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Bilkent University
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This study aims at investigating the representation on ‘paranoia’ in the films, 12 Monkeys (1995), Brazil (1985), The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1989), and Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998), by Terry Gilliam. The paranoid state in the films come into being both in the digesis and in the journey from Terry Gilliam’s vision to the audience. Hence, the movement of paranoia within and out the elements of cinema are taken into consideration.

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Paranoia, surveillance, hallucination
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