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Friday

Memento – Structure Visualisations





From the world of clever narrative timeline visualisations – check out this article on some clever visualisations of Memento:



And as they mention there are some cool diagrams on the Wikipedia page too –




I really like the ones that employ the U-turn structure, so the B&W flashbacks (which go forward chronologically) zip together with the main colour narrative, which is chronologically reversed:



Look very closely at this last one. Very clever indeed. Anyone reminded of how DNA folds?

I might see about inverting the colours and printing it out for a more detailed look.