Deadly serious? The role of disability in Adam’s Apples | Intellect Skip to content
Volume 4, Issue 3
  • ISSN: 2042-7891
  • E-ISSN: 2042-7905



Adam’s Apples is a remarkable and sophisticated comedy despite incorporating a very severe disability. This condition is represented in an unusual manner, contrary to the fact that, theoretically and historically, comedy and disability share a common ground. In the context of this film, disability is not the target or focus of comedy but rather is entirely excepted from it.


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Keyword(s): Adam’s Apples; comedy; disability; fascism; migration; religion; violence
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