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Neufeld, Ben

Ben Neufeld
US videomaker

participant in

SFC – Shoah Film Collection

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video title:
Castaway pt.
, 7:57

In Robert Zemeckis’ Castaway, Tom Hanks–stranded on an island for four years–maintains his sanity by personifying a volleyball named Wilson. On his voyage back home, Hanks loses Wilson in a convenient plot twist that allows him to avoid the problem of reconciling the irrationality of his experience during his return to society . What happens when you can’t just get rid of Wilson?