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Moving towards the light

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A new (post-9/11) emphasis on physical suffering and its transcendence (as opposed to post-World War II psychological suffering and its confounding) is emerging in contemporary European cinema at all levels, from feature-length movies to short films as exemplified by Alumbramiento.
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Keywords: chiaroscuro; light; physicality; rebirth; suffering; transcendence

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: Swansea University

Publication date: 01 February 2011

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