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Exploding anonymity: the romance and risk of Derailment

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This article examines resonances in popular culture of the location where Derailment is shot. It situates the use of close-ups within surrealist and other aesthetics. It asks how we reread the text in the knowledge of recent terrorist atrocities. By comparing Derailment with other short films, it also queries the sexuality of the glance.
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Keywords: Métro; Porte des Lilas; Serge Gainsbourg; cruising; flirting; terror

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: Cardiff University

Publication date: 2011-02-01

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