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“Nightgowns and Nightmares: Amulet and the Women of Gothic Film”

At Jumpcut Online, Fiona Underhill writes about Gothic horror and recent films directed by women. “Madness and melodrama, obsession, suppression and repression – the questioning of sanity, gas-lighting, confusion over what is real or unreal, not knowing who to trust are also huge elements of Gothic fiction (and the recent news cycle) and some of the most fascinating to unpick. It is this last element that may explain why there has been a recent resurgence in Gothic-inspired films, especially featuring some fantastically flawed women characters.”

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