ISSN: 20427824
First published in 2011
2 issues per volume
Volume 1 Issue 2
Cover Date: February 2011
Not the same ones you sang when you were little: children, Spain and Chapero-Jackson's Alumbramiento
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Authors:  Jeffrey Middents 
DOI: 10.1386/sfs.1.2.187_1

Keywords
short films,Franco,children,motherhood,Spain,

Abstract

Although the title Alumbramiento references childbirth, children are conspicuously absent throughout the film: motherhood defines Maria, but not her children. In framing death by referencing the absence of children, the film also comments on the discontinuous nature of the post-Francoist Spanish family.
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