The Symbolic Meaning of The Dark Knight Rises | Masculinity and Femininity in Communion

In this final video in Storytellers’ series on Nolan’s Batman trilogy, they examine the symbolic meaning of The Dark Knight Rises. Building on the symbolism of the first two films, TDKR shows us a saturated Bruce and a Gotham City close to collapse. How does Bruce does with his lack of belief in his mission and his repressed desire for death? What is the ultimate meaning of Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy?


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