SO1EO2: “Grotesque Stardom”

In this episode:

Dr Ann-Marie Fleming discusses mature women on-screen with an in-depth analysis of Marguerite (Xavier Giannoli, 2015).

Discussion:
  • Why film representation matters
  • The active and passive woman in Classic Disney animation
  • The media and film’s depiction of female ageing
  • Post-War American film and the ageing star on-screen
  • The tropes and similarities in content in the ageing star film
  • A discussion of Marguerite and duality
  • An in-depth analysis of Catherine Frot’s performance

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