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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

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

Terence McSweeney

Edinburgh University Press

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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