Mainstream body‐character breach films and subjectivization

@article{Meiri2017MainstreamBB,
  title={Mainstream body‐character breach films and subjectivization},
  author={Sandra Meiri and Odeya Kohen-Raz},
  journal={The International Journal of Psychoanalysis},
  year={2017},
  volume={98},
  pages={201–217}
}
The authors analyze a unique cinematic corpus – ‘body‐character breach films’ (one character, initially played by a certain actor, occupies the body of another character) – demonstrating Lacan's notion of traversing the fantasy, both on the level of the films’ diegesis and that of spectatorship. Breaching the alliance between actors and their characters perturbs the viewer's fantasy of wholeness enabled by this very alliance. Consequently, a change in subject/spectatorial position in relation… 
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