She ’ s Come Undone : Chantal Akerman ’ s Jeanne


In a 1972 article, “Womens’ Cinema as Counter-Cinema,” Claire Johnston argues that realistic cinematic depictions of women only serve mainstream, bourgeois, patriarchal ideology. For a cinematic image of women to be radical it must “challenge the depiction of reality . . . [not simply] . . . discuss oppression of women within the text of the film; the… (More)