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A Surreal Timelapse of Hong Kong with Mirrored Scenes

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“The Allegory of the Cave” is a surreal time-lapse short film by Hong Kong-based Visual Suspect. It uses cleverly reflected scenes for a mind-bending and eye-popping effect.

The team says the video is inspired by the Allegory of the Cave, in which prisoners who have been chained in a cave all their lives have a false sense of reality because all they can see of the outside world are the shadows projected on the wall.

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It’s “a visual essay about perception and knowledge as reflection of our reality,” Visual Suspect says.

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