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a transition (in literary or theatrical works or films) to an earlier event or scene that interrupts the normal chronological development of the story

an unexpected but vivid recurrence of a past experience (especially a recurrence of the effects of an hallucinogenic drug taken much earlier)

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The Mozells' real mother, played by Cloris Leachman in one flashback scene, just up and abandoned her family when the girls were little.
It's the same way we found out a lot about what happened to Ali in her flashback, so I think Mona's flashbacks are going to be important," Parrish said to Wetpaint when asked about her flashback scenes.
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At his worst, his flashbacks would last up to two hours.
In the research, boffins also found that those who drank a large amount of alcohol before a traumatic event did not report an increase in the number of flashbacks.
The established range of ISO 9001:2000 and ISO 14001 Super 66, 78 and 90 Flashback Arrestors from Witt, the gas safety, control, mixing and analysis equipment supplier have now been successfully tested and approved to EN 730 standard for use with ethylene.
The volunteers who played the game reported significantly fewer flashbacks over the following week.
However, 32% of those surveyed had at least one exposure, 10% had experienced flashbacks, and 5% had experienced symptoms within the prior month, said Dr.
Jehel said, 32% of those surveyed had at least one exposure, 10% had experienced flashbacks, and 5% had experienced symptoms within the prior month.
Decide for yourself after reading Everly's new book, Flashback Artist: The remarkable true story of one woman's life and spiritual journey (published by AuthorHouse -- http://www.
No, there isn't a sudden invasion of polar bears, but there are flashbacks.
Union looks luminous but is much too idealized in her flashbacks.
The film repeatedly relies on flashbacks to show the troubled past and dark secrets the family has been dealing with, including the abuse Suzie suffered at the hands of a previous partner and a later miscarriage.
Mears said he often had flashbacks of incidents after drinking.
Letts is at her best when describing the coastal scenery ("The hillsides were variegated, some fields of tall grass scattered profusely with goldenrod, others a harmonious blend of dense low-lying chaparral, bluish green to grey, like a natural patchwork") as well as in flashbacks to Clara's developing relationship with the brilliantly-drawn Gordon ("I was drowning in him, plunging somewhere deep and fast--on that same speedy trajectory that a car would take when the land beneath it disappeared, or an icy airplane that decided to drop from the sky").