TITLE

Cassation, Film Treatment

AUTHOR(S)
Whitehead, Peter
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
Framework: The Journal of Cinema & Media;Fall2011, Vol. 52 Issue 2, p584
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the author's film treatment "Cassation," based on the short story of the same title by novelist Djuna Barnes. He explores the themes of feminist sexual domination and subversion of such domination of incest, control, and alienation found in the film which deals with carnal closeness between an older woman and a young girl and the notion of incest as a factor in sexual attraction. He also notes the film's style and technique and offers an overview of the film.
ACCESSION #
67673361

 

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