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Argentina “Rojo Sangre”: Dictatorships Through the Lens of a Gore Film Director

  • Gabriel Eljaiek-Rodríguez
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Abstract

The author analyzes the figures of the slasher and the serial killer in contemporary Argentine and Chilean films. He relates the importance of the slasher and gore subgenres in these particular geographical areas to the memory of the Videla and Pinochet dictatorships. Argentinean director Adrián García Bogliano is studied carefully given his vast interest in the subgenres, drawing attention to his adaptations of slasher tropes in the Argentine environment.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gabriel Eljaiek-Rodríguez
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  1. 1.The New School of AtlantaAtlantaUSA

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