Film Language Tag: mise-en-abîme
1. The double-mirroring effect created by placing an image within an image and so on, repeating infinitely (infinite regression); 2. A reflexive strategy where the content of a medium is the medium itself: for example, Shakespeare’s Hamlet features a play within a play and Fellini’s 8½ (1963) is a film within a film; 3. A formal technique in Western art of placing a small copy of an image inside a larger one.
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"The Adversary", Season 1, Episode 6
Lutz shows Maeve what is behind the scenes of Westworld.