Shutter Island – Truths And Lies


Vicky Cottrell


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An audiovisual essay centring on the use of motifs in Scorsese’s Shutter Island. An exploration of how water and fire are used to represent truths and lies respectively, in relation to Andrew’s/Teddy’s mental health disorder.
(Freud – Screen Memories)

Winner of the (Ri)montaggi Award at the 2019 Pesaro Film Festival.