The Child in Film: Tears, Fears and Fairy Tales
Karen Lury investigates why the figure of the child has such a significant impact on the visual aspects and storytelling potential of cinema. She reveals how a child's relationship to time allows it to disturb conventional master narratives and explores the expression of child sexuality.
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