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Childhood and cinema

Author: Vicky Lebeau
Publisher: London : Reaktion, 2008.
Series: Locations (London, England)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A sometimes controversial exploration of the figure of the child in cinema. Through the image of the child, Vicky Lebeau examines themes such as sexuality, desire, death, loss, difference, the terrors of childhood, imagination and hope. She argues that the child in cinema represents all the ambivalence, hope and fear of modern life.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vicky Lebeau
ISBN: 9781861893529 1861893523
OCLC Number: 154689983
Description: 221 pages : illustrations ; 17 cm.
Contents: The child, from life --
Cinema, infans --
child, sexuality, image --
The child, from death.
Series Title: Locations (London, England)
Responsibility: Vicky Lebeau.

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A sometimes controversial exploration of the figure of the child in cinema. Through the image of the child, Vicky Lebeau examines themes such as sexuality, desire, death, loss, difference, the terrors of childhood, imagination and hope. She argues that the child in cinema represents all the ambivalence, hope and fear of modern life.

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