Not the same ones you sang when you were little: children, Spain and Chapero-Jackson’s Alumbramiento
Abstract:Although the title Alumbramiento references childbirth, children are conspicuously absent throughout the film: motherhood defines Maria, but not her children. In framing death by referencing the absence of children, the film also comments on the discontinuous nature of the post-Francoist Spanish family.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: American University
Publication date: February 1, 2011
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