Spiste horisonter og Tre piger og en gris: En komparativ kritik af dansk surrealistisk og feministisk avantgardefilm

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Eaten Horizons and Three Girls and a Pig
A comparative study of Danish surrealistic and feministic avant-garde movies
This article compares the sexual differences in two Danish avant-garde
films. It suggests that the Danish feminist, collective film Three Girls and a
Pig from 1971 with an actual castration of a young pig established a deconstruction
of a phallic economy in line with the theory of the French feminist
linguist Luce Irigaray. In comparison with the artist Wilhelm Freddie’s
and filmmaker Jørgen Roos’ surrealist film, Eaten Horizons from 1950, this
deconstruction may contribute to a feminist reinterpretation of the latter’s
sadist and cannibalistic fetichization of the female body. Furthermore,
the comparison sheds light on formal and aesthetic strategies, such as the
surrealist magic and illusionism contrasted to feminist bodily realism, and
the transgressive potentials of the bodily rituals in the two films.
Original languageDanish
Article number9
JournalK&K : kultur og klasse
Issue number127
Pages (from-to)173-194
Number of pages22
Publication statusPublished - 11 Jun 2019

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