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Terence McSweeney

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780748693092

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2017

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693092.001.0001

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The Lives of Others: Vulnerability in Post-9/11 American Cinema

The Lives of Others: Vulnerability in Post-9/11 American Cinema

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(p.32) 1. The Lives of Others: Vulnerability in Post-9/11 American Cinema
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The 'War on Terror' and American Film
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Terence McSweeney

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Edinburgh University Press
DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693092.003.0002

This chapter is an exploration of the representation of vulnerability in contemporary American film. It analyses the broader cultural tendencies of post-9/11 film with a detailed exploration of films like Syriana, United 93 and Zero Dark Thirty.

Keywords:   Hollywood, American cinema, 9/11, Film, Media, Iraq War, War on Terror, Drama, Other, Arab

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