Policing Paris: Private Publics and Architectural Media in Michael Haneke’s Caché

  title={Policing Paris: Private Publics and Architectural Media in Michael Haneke’s Cach{\'e}},
  author={Brianne Gallagher},
  journal={Journal for Cultural Research},
  pages={19 - 38}
Locating Paris as a central site to explore national anxieties surrounding the immigrant subject in France, this article turns to Michael Haneke’s 2005 film Caché (Hidden), which offers an important counter‐narrative of the state’s desire to depoliticize the continuation of colonial practices in the present. While the private space of the home and the public space of the media are often seen as opposing spheres in dominant imaginaries, Haneke collapses these distinctions by highlighting… Expand
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