Ben Neufeld (USA)
lives in Brooklyn, NY. He is currently working on a feature length exploration of the diary that his grandmother kept during the Shoah.
Title: Castaway pt. 2, 2009, 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?