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‘A Bath, a Toilet and a Field’: Dreaming and Deprivation in Lynne Ramsay’s Ratcatcher

Childhood and Nation in Contemporary World Cinema : Borders and Encounters

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...3. States Parties, in accordance with national conditions and within their means, shall take appropriate measures to assist parents and others responsible for the child to implement this right and shall in case of need provide material...

‘Away from Girlhood’: Catherine Breillat’s Bluebeard

Emma Wilson

Emma Wilson is Professor of French Literature and the Visual Arts at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Childhood and Nation in Contemporary World Cinema : Borders and Encounters

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...One In her retelling of the Bluebeard story, The Bloody Chamber, Angela Carter’s girl heroine narrates: I remember how, that night, I lay awake in the wagon-lit in a tender, delicious ecstasy of excitement, my burning cheek pressed...

Among the Nations: Children as Czechs, Germans and Jews in Post-1980 Czech Cinematic Representations of the Second World War

Childhood and Nation in Contemporary World Cinema : Borders and Encounters

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...My work on the chapter was part of grant project GAČR 13-15989P, The Czechs, Slovaks and Jews: Together but Apart, 1938-1989.This chapter represents an historian’s analysis of two Czech films and one television mini-series that deal...
...The child’s significance for the transnational distribution and reception of certain kinds of cinema – the presence of so many films on the international festival and art house circuits that feature children in prominent roles – would...

An Allegorical Childhood: Identity and Coming of Age in Terry Loane’s Mickybo and Me

Childhood and Nation in Contemporary World Cinema : Borders and Encounters

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...Eduardo Mendieta, ‘Writings for a Liberation Psychology’, Cross Currents 47, no. 1 (1997): 134.Children may live the psychosocial trauma of war for a moment, a month, a year, but they suffer it for the duration of their lives; they have...

Child, Cinema, Dictatorship: Ignacio Agüero’s One Hundred Children Waiting for a Train

Sarah Wright

Sarah Wright is Reader in Hispanic Studies at Royal Holloway, University of London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Childhood and Nation in Contemporary World Cinema : Borders and Encounters

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...Ignacio Agüero’s film One Hundred Children Waiting for a Train (Cien niños esperando un tren) (1988) (hereafter One Hundred Children), a documentary about cinema workshops held for the children of Chile’s slums, is now regarded as a cult...

Children’s Toys, Argentine Nationhood and Blondness in Albertina Carri’s Barbie Gets Sad Too and Néstor F. and Martín C.’s Easy Money

Childhood and Nation in Contemporary World Cinema : Borders and Encounters

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...This chapter analyses two stop-motion short films – Barbie Gets Sad Too and Easy Money – that are ‘acted’ almost exclusively by toys, objects taken back from the world of childhood. Through that gesture the films explore the discourses...

The Child as Hyphen: Yamina Benguigui’s Inch’allah Dimanche

Childhood and Nation in Contemporary World Cinema : Borders and Encounters

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...In 1974, in the wake of the oil crisis of the preceding year and as a consequence of the resulting economic downturn, France’s newly elected president, Valéry Giscard d’Estaing, changed French immigration policy. The waves of post-war North...

Lost and Found: Children in Indigenous Australian Cinema

Childhood and Nation in Contemporary World Cinema : Borders and Encounters

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...The lost child figure in Australian cinema has always been white. See, for example, Peter Pierce, The Country of Lost Children: An Australian Anxiety (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999); Elspeth Tilley, ‘The Lost-Child Trope...

Beiqing, Kuqing and National Sentimentality in Liu Junyi’s Left-behind Children

Childhood and Nation in Contemporary World Cinema : Borders and Encounters

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...Over the past decades, rapid economic growth has led to extensive internal rural-to-urban migration in China. As a consequence of this radical social transformation, the children of migrants are often left under the care of relatives...