>> It might be more interesting to see how close this actually
>>gets to a conventional narrative film; unless I'm mis-remembering the
>>third or so practically abandons the fake documentary idea and could
>>have been filmed slick, mounted-camera style without changing the effect
>>the film.

in terms of narrative structure this is certainly true, though i suspect
that the post post-lude ["six months later"]-- or at least some
parts of the post-lude --  is just goofy enough to be atypical
of the kinds of narrative implication that generally shapes
stories with a conventional beginning-middle-end trajectory


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