It wasn't immersive either - imagine that.
Last night I saw Andrew Schneider's YOUARENOWHERE at the Walker Arts Center. And I am not over it. It hit me hard, not just because of that thing it did. It had all these allusions to life, death, and time running out, how the end is here before you know it, and well...too soon, that's all I have to say to that.
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It was also because it struck the same chord in me that Synecdoche, NY did, nine years ago. I've only seen that film once because I've never wanted to mar that experience with a second viewing. It might be the best film I've ever seen, or ever will see, I don't know that anything has affected me the way it did until maybe this show last night. I bought the DVD and never opened it. I lent it to someone who never watched it and never returned it.
"I will be dying and so will you, and so will everyone here. That's what I want to explore. We're all hurtling towards death, yet here we are for the moment, alive. Each of us knowing we're going to die, each of us secretly believing we won't"