Antichrist, Explicit Sex, Anxiety, and Care

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The article analyzes how von Trier's Antichrist uses explicit sex to discuss the relation between fear of human embodiment and a longing for care and spiritual intimacy. It discusses how lyrical episodes contrasts descriptions of embodied degradation and experiences of being imprisoned in the body.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSex and Storytelling in Modern Cinema : Explicit sex, performance and cinematic technique
EditorsLindsay Coleman
Number of pages16
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherI.B. Tauris
Publication date30 Oct 2015
Pages179-194
Chapter9
ISBN (Print)978-1-78076-639-3, 978-1-78076-640-9
ISBN (Electronic)798-0-85772-888-3
Publication statusPublished - 30 Oct 2015

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