publication . Article . 2011

Costume Cinema and Materiality : Telling the Story of Marie Antionette through Dress

Therése Andersson;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Apr 2011 Journal: Culture Unbound: Journal of Current Cultural Research, volume 3, pages 101-112 (eissn: 2000-1525, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Linkoping University Electronic Press
Abstract
In ‘Costume Cinema and Materiality: Telling the Story of Marie Antoinette through Dress’ a materiality-based approach for analysing film narratives through costumes is examined. Sofia Coppola’s film Marie Antoinette (2006) serves as the empirical starting point and the theme of dressing and redressing is pursued throughout the film, crystallizing costume as a significant feature for reading the movie. The article argues that costumes, on a symbolic level, work as agents. It thus focuses on the interdependence between costume and interpretations of the screenplay’s main character. A theoretical notion of costumes and materiality is explored, and the idea is furth...
Subjects
free text keywords: Narrative, Film frame, Materiality (auditing), Movie theater, business.industry, business, Stylistics, Visual arts, Communication studies, Sociology, Costume design, Film, Dressing, Materiality, Narration, Emotions, General Works, A
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publication . Article . 2011

Costume Cinema and Materiality : Telling the Story of Marie Antionette through Dress

Therése Andersson;