Framed : women in law and film / Orit Kamir.
Durham : Duke University Press, 2006.
xix, 324 pages ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Rashomon (Japan, 1950): construction of woman as guilty object Pandora's box (Germany, 1928): exorcising Pandora-Lilith in the Weimar Republic Blackmail (England, 1929): Hitchcock's sound and the new woman's guilty silence Anatomy of a murder (U.S.A., 1959): Hollywood's hero-lawyer revives the unwritten law Adam's rib (U.S.A., 1949): Hollywood's female lawyer and family values Nuts (U.S.A., 1987): the mad woman's day in court Death and the maiden (U.S.A., 1994): challenging trauma with feminine judgment and justice A question of silence (Netherlands, 1982): feminist community as revolution (read against "a jury of her peers") Set it off (U.S.A., 1996): minority women at the point of no return High heels (Spain, 1991): Almodovar's postmodern transgression.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -311) and index.