Returns of the Repressed: Memory, Oblivion, and Abjection in Spanish Cinema

Lev, Leora
January 2001
Revista de Estudios Hispanicos;ene2001, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p165
Academic Journal
The article discusses the effect of post-Franco cinema and its affect on modern Spanish society. During the 1970's and 1980's, Spanish film directors such as Carlos Saura and Pedro Almodóvar molded their films using complex personal relationships. The article specifically mentions the use of abjection, or humiliation, in film characters during this period, a response to the post-Franco cultural landscape.


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