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The cinema of Lucrecia Martel

Deborah Martin


Since the release of her debut feature, La ciénaga, in 2001, Argentine director Lucrecia Martel has gained worldwide recognition for her richly allusive, elliptical and sensorial film-making. The first monograph on her work, The Cinema of Lucrecia Martel analyses her three feature films, which also include La niña santa (2004) and La mujer sin cabeza (2008), alongside the unstudied short films Nueva Argirópolis (2010), Pescados (2010) and Muta (2011). It examines the place of Martel’s work within the experimental turn taken by Argentine cinema in the late 1990s and early 2000s, a trend of whic ... More

Keywords: La ciénaga, La niña santa, La mujer sin cabeza, Perception, Senses, Feminism, Queer, Horror, Desire

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780719090349
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: September 2016 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719090349.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Deborah Martin, author
University College London