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Spectral Economy and the Non-Human: Reading ‘The Nest’, a Ghostless Ghost Film

By Arka Chattopadhyay
The Nest (2020) written, directed and produced by Sean Durkin, conjures the ghost through its conspicuous absence. It spectralizes the ghost as an empty frame of symbolic meaning (read capital) and though the film resists codifying this frame in any all too particular allegorical sense, there is a gesture toward political economy, especially globalization’s de-regulation of financial economy.

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