Angels With Dirty Faces: Who Invited Slumdog Millionaire and The Visitor?

@article{Beck2009AngelsWD,
  title={Angels With Dirty Faces: Who Invited Slumdog Millionaire and The Visitor?},
  author={Bernard Beck},
  journal={Multicultural Perspectives},
  year={2009},
  volume={11},
  pages={146 - 149}
}
  • B. Beck
  • Published 14 August 2009
  • Sociology
  • Multicultural Perspectives
Two recent movies, The Visitor and Slumdog Millionaire, exemplify very different ways of dealing with the pains of inequality in modern life. Popular culture celebrates the successes of meritorious individuals from backgrounds of victimization and oppression, but it struggles to find positive themes when social arrangements continue to victimize other meritorious individuals. We may appear to transcend our past inequalities, but we still have present inequalities to struggle against… 
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