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Undressing My Mother is a moving portrait of one woman's love of her aging body. The film provides a visual poetics of aging by treating the body as a landscape that embodies the passage of time.

Keywords: AGING; BODY STUDIES; DOCUMENTARY; FEMINISM; FORMALISM; MOTHERHOOD

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1386/sfs.1.1.83_1

Publication date: June 1, 2010

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