New articles from Kosmorama #259 are now available online via the website or the links below.
Forget About Love: Sex and Detachment in Lars von Trier's "Nymphomaniac"
About how sexuality only rarely appears as a shared passion between partners in Trier's cinematic universe, but more often in an emotional detached manner. The article will discuss the art of this detachment.
By Peter Schepelern, University of Copenhagen 'Kunst og kino': the Art of Early Danish Drama
About the ongoing historiographical inquiry into, and reevaluation of, the European silent film, by questioning specifically what the "artistic" nature of Denmark's finest examples entails.
By Vito Adriansen, Antwerp University When Fiction Points the Finger – Metafiction in Films and TV Series
About how self-reflexive concepts are common in newer films and TV series. With examples from "House of Cards," "Funny Games" and "Waltz with Bashir," this article builds on Anker Gemzøe's theory on metafiction in literature.
By Rune Bruun Madsen, journalist and film critic Strategies in the Danish Film Culture – and the Case of Susanne Bier
About using the films of Susanne Bier as an example of how the understanding of the complex patterns have developed in Danish film culture, as a result of the processes of international/Scandinavian cooperation and transnational transformation.
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