The Meaning of Mirrors in Movies | Video Essay

Mirrors have been around since the ancient times, around 3000 BC, and since film was invented have always been a staple of the form. So what does it mean when a character looks into a mirror in a movie? In this video essay, HoustonProductions1 explores the mirror as a recurring symbol in film, as well as some of the technical challenges of filming into and around mirrors.  

 

 

video essay by HoustonProductions1


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