Columnist Amelie Hastie reflects on her recent viewings of The Diary of a Teenage Girl (Marielle Heller, 2015), and Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (Alfonso Gomez-Rejon, 2015) as filtered through the writings of André Bazin and her relationship to her nieces.
The Vulnerable Spectator: Minnie and Me and the Living Girls
Amelie Hastie is the author of Cupboards of Curiosity: Women, Recollection, Film History (Duke University Press, 2007) and The Bigamist (BFI Film Classics/Palgrave Macmillan, 2010). Her essays have appeared in Cabinet, Camera Obscura, Film History, Parallax, and Screen. She is Professor of English and Chair of Film and Media Studies at Amherst College.
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Amelie Hastie; The Vulnerable Spectator: Minnie and Me and the Living Girls. Film Quarterly 1 December 2015; 69 (2): 36–43. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2015.69.2.36
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