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By Fiona Handyside

Sofia Coppola is largely considered as the most astute, provocative and visionary administrators within the modern movie undefined. She has got various accolades together with an Academy Award and Golden Globes, and in 2004 grew to become the 1st ever American lady to be nominated for a most sensible Director Oscar. From The Virgin Suicides to The Bling Ring, her paintings carves out new areas for the expression of girl subjectivity that embraces instead of rejects femininity. Fiona Handyside the following considers the cautious counter-balance of vulnerability with the chances and pleasures of being woman in Coppola’s motion pictures – albeit for the white and the privileged – via their recurrent issues of girlhood, popularity, energy, intercourse and superstar. Chapters display a post-feminist aesthetic that provides sustained, intimate engagements with woman characters. those characters inhabit luminous worlds of girlish adornments, gentle and sparkle and but locate houses in unforeseen locations from inns to pools, palaces to strip golf equipment: resisting stereotypes and the normal. during this unique learn, Handyside brings serious realization to an extraordinary girl auteur and in so doing contributes to big analyses of post-feminism, authorship in movie, and the transforming into box of girlhood studies.

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