A cinematic history mixed
The concept of female neurosis that proliferated in 19th century literature and extended in 20th century cinema become such a self-fulfilling prophecy that well-ajustes, secure and good-humoured female characterisation was seen as an appealing but improbable alternative to reality.
with contemporary art.
From the roots fin de siecle culture grew the stereotype of female emotional and mental development that we would encounter again and again throughout cinematic history.
Image: La Cérémonie 1995
(Isabelle Huppert) / Tony Garifalakis
A Centennial Tribute
with Kersti K