Rape-revenge Films : A Critical Study (Paperback)

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Often considered the lowest depth to which the cinema can plummet, the rape-revenge film has been dismissed as exploitative and sensational, catering to a demented demographic. Only on such rare occasions as Ingmar Bergman''s The Virgin Spring, John Boorman''s Deliverance and Quentin Tarantino''s Kill Bill has the rape-revenge movie transcended what is commonly assumed to be its intrinsically regressive nature.


Publisher McFarland & Co Inc Pub
Mfg Part# 9780786449613
SKU 220425396
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0786449616
Release Date 7/1/2011
Dimensions (in Inches) 8.75H x 6L x 0.75T
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Editors Note "Only on rare occasions has the rape-revenge movie transcended what is assumed to be its exploitative nature and moved into the mainstream. This overview reassesses that viewpoint by exploring a variety of themes, as well as the elements that this type of film has in common. The author discusses many films by directors from several countries"--Provided by publisher.
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