NEW HEROES ON SCREEN
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NEW HEROES ON SCREEN. PROTOTYPES OF MASCULINITY IN CONTEMPORARY SCIENCE FICTION CINEMA (ebook)

Editorial:
UNIVERSIDAD DE HUELVA
Materia
Cine
ISBN:
978-84-17066-73-4
Páginas:
226
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This book analyses the representation of new models of masculinity in US recent science fiction cinema. By examining the figure of the ?new hero?, a male protagonist with visible unconventional features, it explores new ways of gender representation on screen. Lynch'?s "Dune " (1984) and the Wachowsky brothers? "The Matrix" (1999) share many traits concerning gender representation and offer the type of the androgynous hero who stands for innovative prototypes of masculinity. As a result of these films? analysis, the book uncovers the tangible controversy in current US society about gender tolerance.