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Blue Apple

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Persian (Iran)
I know the general meaning of "regress". However, I think in the following context it means more like "dive into and float in". Am I right?

Context:
His aesthetic can be aligned with ideas in the 1970s that perceived the cinema screen as a dream screen that encourages the viewer to regress into a hypnoid state and the ‘work’ of cinema in Jean-Luc Godard’s sense as being to awaken us from this dream by using disjunctive strategies in filmmaking (Art and Psychoanalysis by Maria Walsh).
 
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