Suffering in Silence: Alumbramiento as a melodramatic text

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Abstract

How does a short film such as Alumbramiento relate to a classic genre such as melodrama? This article examines how the film's exploration of morality, its adoption of pathos and its use of soundtrack and mise-en-scène all demand its inscription within an evolving concept of melodrama.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)199
Number of pages202
JournalShort Film Studies
Volume2
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2011

Keywords

  • Short Film
  • Alumbramiento
  • melodrama

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