Transdiegesis and the Other: Sound in the Films of David Lynch

Diegesis: 1. A narrative world. 2. (film theory) The spatio-temporal world depicted in the film. Anything within that world (such as dialogue or a shot of a roadsign used to establish a location) is termed diegetic whereas anything outside it (such as a voiceover or a superimposed caption) is extradiegetic. This distinction is especially associated … Read more

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