Cinema as family romance

@article{Joshi2012CinemaAF,
  title={Cinema as family romance},
  author={P. Joshi},
  journal={South Asian Popular Culture},
  year={2012},
  volume={10},
  pages={21 - 7}
}
  • P. Joshi
  • Published 2012
  • Sociology
  • South Asian Popular Culture
  • This essay analyses the narratives and iconographies of India embedded in a trilogy of blockbuster Hindi films from the long 1970s: Deewar (1975), Trishul (1978), and Shakti (1982). These films represent some of the decade's aspirations as well as its repressions that together constitute its public fantasies. Their narratives provide access to the political unconscious of modern India revealing the profound anxieties that pervaded the public culture of the decade. The essay explores the extent… CONTINUE READING
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