Engaging the senses: Dirt, food and the home
Author: Smit, Alexia
Source: Short Film Studies, Volume 3, Number 1, August 2012 , pp. 89-92(4)
Abstract:Through its sensual and tactile evocation of dirt, eating and touching, The Cage produces an atmosphere of domestic intimacy and confinement which is disrupted by the appearance of a sick bird. This article explores how Mihaes' shift from initial disgust to a surprising tenderness is revealed in embodied terms.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: University of Cape Town
Publication date: August 2012
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