Categoría: Drama

Fleabag: It’s hard to be a ‘post-human’ woman

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Phoebe Waller-Bridge is the undisputed queen of Fleabag, a small British jewel released on the BBC in 2016 and will have its second season next 2019. In it, Weller puts herself in the shoes of a thirty-something woman who tries to put her live back together after the death of her best friend Boo. His peculiar way of relating to the world makes the comedy a paradigm of the new ‘post-human woman’, as defined by Paula Rabinowitz. Far from victimizing women, Fleabag is an statement that endows them with weapons in order to claim their freedom and feminine empowerment. 

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Liar – F*** Me!

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Joanne Froggatt and Ioan Gruffud star in Liar, the new Sundance TV production about the alleged rape of Laura, a secondary school teacher at the hands of a prestigious neurosurgeon. The drama was released on September 27 and is now available in the HBO Spain catalog. A story full of enigmas, foreseeable twits of the script and a bet on the deceit as the main leitmotiv of the plot. But the most interesting thing about Liar is not its contribution to the genre of suspense but its strong feminist component that we address in this article, taking the author Virgine Despentes as the main referent of the nowadays feminism. 

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