>>Many non-linear plots (Ground Hog Day,
>>Run Lola Run, Sliding Doors etc) cause no problems for mass audiences in
>>terms of comprehensibility.

gotta be careful with our terminology here . . . these movies have
linear stories, and only to the extent that the plot is the arrangement of
story in the telling can we say that the plot is non-linear . . . in some
discourses the plt itself is linear andonly the narration is non-linear

i think it makes little sense to see every moive with a flashback as
essentially non-linear . . . the question insofar as comprehensibility
is concerned is whether the events of the film, no matter in what
order we see them, can be rearranged in our minds to construct
a coherent story

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