Spectral cinema from a phantom state: film aesthetics and the politics of identity in Divided Heaven and Solo Sunny

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Austin, Thomas;

In this essay I draw on close textual analysis to consider the interface between film aesthetics and the politics of identity in Konrad Wolf’s Der geteilte Himmel / Divided Heaven (1964) and Solo Sunny (1979). Both films focus on women who have to confront painful proce... View more
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