Prisoners: Symbolism Done Right

From ancient wall drawings to Greek and Roman mythology to modern film, mazes have always fascinated. In this video essay, Storytellers discusses mazes in Denis Villeneuve’s Prisoners, turning to the Greek myth of Theseus and the Minotaur to help understand how the symbol functions in the film.





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