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Grief and Guilt -The Straight Story and Manchester by the Sea

Again a brief post that does not deal with the representation of old women in feature films but since I wrote about The Straight Story (1999) 5 years ago  I will consider Manchester by the Sea (2016). I find I have … Continue reading

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PAULINE AND PAULETTE (2001) film group responses

The Brent U3A film group looking at the representation of old women met again for the first session of the academic year. I was sad to note that there were no members of the original group alive anymore. But I … Continue reading

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BELIEVE ME THE IMAGE IS MORE THAN IT APPEARS. (Ovid-Heroids)

I was chuffed last week when I was asked to take part in a project about the representation of old women.  The researcher was not the usual young academic looking at old women from an ‘objective’ point of view, not … Continue reading

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