The Uncanny Child of the Millennial Turn

@article{2018TheUC,
  title={The Uncanny Child of the Millennial Turn},
  author={},
  journal={The Uncanny Child in Transnational Cinema},
  year={2018}
}
  • Published 15 September 2018
  • Psychology, Art
  • The Uncanny Child in Transnational Cinema
Chapter Two focuses on two American f ilms released in 1999, The Sixth Sense (M. Night Shyamalan) and Stir of Echoes (David Koepp) to illustrate how, at the cusp of the millennium, the uncanny child character became a precisely realized embodiment of the adult protagonist’s personal trauma. These f ilms engage with anxieties of the period: in 1999, the imminent transition into the new century – and millennium – was a strongly felt condition that unsettled a naturalized sense of temporal… 

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