Ma Vie En Rose: A Queer Film Classic Chantal Nadeau

ISBN: 9781551524856

Published: March 12th 2013

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160 pages


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Ma Vie En Rose: A Queer Film Classic  by  Chantal Nadeau

Ma Vie En Rose: A Queer Film Classic by Chantal Nadeau
March 12th 2013 | ebook | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 160 pages | ISBN: 9781551524856 | 3.19 Mb

Ma vie en rose (My life in pink) is the acclaimed 1997 Belgian film directed by Alain Berliner, about a seven-year-old garcon-fille (boy-girl) who loves wearing dresses, watching Le monde de Pam, and celebrating pink as the true colour of gender,MoreMa vie en rose (My life in pink) is the acclaimed 1997 Belgian film directed by Alain Berliner, about a seven-year-old garcon-fille (boy-girl) who loves wearing dresses, watching Le monde de Pam, and celebrating pink as the true colour of gender, sexuality, and race.

Ludovic lives happily in the suburbs with his typical nuclear family, and his parents indulge his taste for being a she until his bold wedding game with Jerome, the boy next door, provokes a family crisis by setting things queer in the pastel-colored neighborhood. The film won a Golden Globe Award for best foreign film but was rated Restricted by the Motion Picture Association of America, a move that some regarded as transphobic. The film resonates in current debates on transgenderism, especially as they relate to children.This Queer Film Classic considers the ramifications of the films controversial themes within the context of contemporary queer studies, especially in the relationships between predicament, the politics of identity, and metaphors of the self.

It also delves into the films cultural impact as a bright and bold story about difference, rejection, and the innocence of youth.QUEER FILM CLASSICS is a critically acclaimed film book series that launched in 2009. It features twenty-one of the most important and influential films about and/or by LGBTQ people, made in eight different countries between 1950 and 2005, and written by leading LGBTQ film scholars and critics.Chantal Nadeau is professor and chair of the department of Gender and Womens Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.



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