I think that the movie is the perfect medium for mythological messages. The medium is so plastic and pliable and magic things can happen. And then the combination, you know, of fantastic landscape and possible modes of action and voyaging that we can hardly conceive of in good solid terms … That’s a mythological realm, and movies could handle this kind of thing.
I think that the movie is the perfect medium for mythological messages.
-- Joseph Campbell
The Wisdom of Joseph Campbell (New Dimensions Foundation)(Tape 3, Side 1)
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