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New Mythological Figures in Spanish Cinema: Dissident Bodies under Franco (Film Culture in Transition) In the s, especially after Franco s death in , Spanish cinema was bursting at the seams Numerous film directors broke free from the ancient taboos which had reigned under the dictatorship They introduced characters who, through their bodies, transgress the traditional borders of social, cultural and sexual identities Post Franco cinema exhibits women, homosexuals, transsexuals, and delinquents in new and challenging ways Under Franco rule, all of these dissident bodies were lost Here, they reflect new mythological figures, inhabiting an idealised body form a prototypical body These new images transform the stereotyped bodies as they question ancient archetypal values Spanish cinema offers a dazzling performance transforming previous dissident bodies into the new protagonists of its national cinema

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  • New Mythological Figures in Spanish Cinema: Dissident Bodies under Franco (Film Culture in Transition)
  • Pietsie Feenstra
  • Ingl├ęs
  • 05 June 2017
  • 9089643044

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