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Volume 13, Issue 2
  • ISSN: 2042-1869
  • E-ISSN: 2042-1877

Abstract

(Seimetz, 2020) examines anxieties concerning gender roles for women and the depersonalizing effect of modern capitalism. Imagining a world where each character becomes certain they will die tomorrow, the film confronts purposefully and inadvertently hidden anxieties through science fiction and horror aesthetics, utilizing transcendental cinema styles. Through the lens of Susan Sontag, the film can be seen as a plea for personal connection amid anxiety, with an emphasis on science fiction and horror tropes that lead the viewer to question the sources of anxiety for the characters.

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Keyword(s): anxiety; depersonalization; fear; gender; psychological; science fiction; trauma
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