'But There Are No Lions in the Scottish Highlands': Reading the trunk in Matka

Wei, John
April 2014
Short Film Studies;Apr2014, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p51
Academic Journal
This article reads the trunk in Matka as Lacan's objet petit a - a reminder of our desiring subjectivity and considers to what degree it might be seen as a MacGuffin. It also argues that the protagonist is an emblem of the human subject in an abstract representation of our life's journey.


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