And the Mirror Cracked: Feminist Cinema and Film Theory

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And The Mirror Cracked explores the politics and pleasures of contemporary feminist cinema. Tracing the highly productive ways in which feminist directors create alternative film forms, Anneke Smelik highlights cinematic issues which are central to feminist films: authorship, point of view, metaphor, montage and the excessive image. In a continuous mirror game between theory and cinema, this study explains how these cinematic techniques are used to represent female subjectivity positively and affirmatively. Among the films considered are: A Question of Silence, Bagdad Cafe, Sweetie and The Virgin Machine.

Book Author:

Anneke Smelik

Publisher:

Macmillan

Publication Date:

1998

ISBN-13:

9780333693247

Format:

Nook, iPhone/iPad, Mac, Windows

Language:

English

Pages:

222

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