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I find it interesting that while the film is in part about industrial vs indigenous society, the protagonist is originally from the east and must journey to the less densely settled west to arrive at “Machine”. I suppose there wouldn’t be the same wilderness nearby to escape to back east.
If you’re familiar with the work of Thomas Harris, William Blake’s invented theology serves as an inspiration for one of his fictional serial killers.