Hyperlink Cinema: 5 Films that Have Multi-Narratives in One Story

Anushka Halve

Run Lola Run (1998)

Run Lola Run is a German film known for its non-linear narrative structure. The story follows Lola, who has twenty minutes to find 100,000 Deutschmarks to save her boyfriend's life.

Pulp Fiction (1994)

Directed by Quentin Tarantino, Pulp Fiction is a classic example of hyperlink cinema. The film intertwines multiple narratives, featuring various characters and storylines that intersect at different points.

Babel (2006)

Babel is a drama film directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu that explores the theme of communication and the impact of individual actions on a global scale. The film tells four interrelated stories set in different countries and cultures, showing how one event can have far-reaching consequences.

Cloud Atlas (2012)

Cloud Atlas is a sci-fi epic that weaves together six different storylines spanning centuries. Directed by the Wachowskis and Tom Tykwer, the film explores themes of interconnectedness, reincarnation, and the power of human connections.

21 Grams (2003)

Directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu, 21 Grams tells the story of three characters whose lives become intertwined after a tragic accident. The film uses a fragmented narrative structure, presenting events out of chronological order and depicting different perspectives.

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