The War Is (Not) Over: a re-evaluation in the new era of perpetual war
Abstract:In The War Is Over, Croatian director Nina Mimica portrays a disabled veteran of an undefined war announcing his homecoming to his family. In this article I will examine the implications of Mimica's short in a world that seems to posit 'the end of war' as a conceptual and narrative impossibility.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 2010-06-01
More about this publication?
- Short Film Studies is a peer-reviewed journal designed to stimulate ongoing research on individual short films as a basis for a better understanding of the art form as a whole. In each issue, two or three short films will be selected for comprehensive study, with articles illuminating each film from a variety of perspectives.
- Editorial Board
- Information for Authors
- Subscribe to this Title
- Ingenta Connect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites