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ReFocus: The Films of Susanne Bier

Missy Molloy, Mimi Nielsen, and Meryl Shriver-Rice


The award-winning Danish director Susanne Bier has become increasingly known for her generic innovations and industrial fluidity, moving confidently between cinema and television at a time where the scarcity of women directors has become a subject of major critical and popular attention. Refocus: The Films of Susanne Bier is a dynamic, scholarly engagement with Bier’s work, and a timely consideration of her impressive authorial achievements. Featuring essays from both recognised and up-and-coming scholars in Scandinavian, transnational and feminist film and media studies, this book also includ ... More

Keywords: Susanne Bier, Danish cinema, Swedish cinema, Scandinavian cinema, women directors, world cinema, cinematic authorship

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Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781474428729
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: January 2019 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474428729.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Missy Molloy, editor
Victoria University of Wellington

Mimi Nielsen, editor
University of Washington, Seattle

Meryl Shriver-Rice, editor
University of Miami

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