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Loss, Destitution and Ignominy: The Aging Star in Contemporary French Cinema
Phillip Powrie will explore specific representations of older masculinity in three aging male French film stars
The “crisis of masculinity” has been a commonplace of film studies since the 1990's. More recently, there has been a tighter focus on aging stars in a range of national cinemas. After establishing the broad social context that has generated scholarly work – an increasing interest in aging as a result of an aging population – and its manifestation in film studies, Powrie will explore specific representations of older masculinity in three aging male French film stars. In so doing he shallView more
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