“What Is This Love That Loves Us?”: Terrence Malick’s To the Wonder as a Phenomenology of Love

  title={“What Is This Love That Loves Us?”: Terrence Malick’s To the Wonder as a Phenomenology of Love},
  author={Julie M. Hamilton},
Terrence Malick’s To the Wonder (2013) considers the relationship of Divine Love with the individual soul, and its corresponding relationships to the other as neighbor. In this article, I analyze the congruency of Malick’s form and content by correlating the relationship of his dynamic, existential filmmaking style with the film’s phenomenologically constructed plotline. Jean-Luc Marion’s phenomenology of givenness and Soren Kierkegaard’s Works of Love contribute to my analysis, aiding our… 
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