This chapter explores the notion of hypertopia within the context of cinematic relocation. In this context, the notion of hypertopia refers to the capacity of new places of cinematic vision (e.g. living rooms or home theaters) to bring in the cinematic presence that is originally felt within darkened traditional movie theaters. This cinematic presence can be characterized as ambiguous, divisible, and resonating. Firstly, cinematic presence is ambiguous if it is difficult to decrypt and can be deeply questioned, as this does not constitute a nostalgic evocation of a lost context. Secondly, cinematic presence is divisible in terms of the screen size: small screens enable spectators to master what they have in front of their eyes, while mega-screens overwhelm the spectators. Lastly, cinematic presence is often resonating, as the domestic environment can preserve a memory of what the cinema was and it can continue.
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