Picturing a golden age: September and Australian Rules

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dc.contributor.author Marsh, Pauline
dc.date.accessioned 2018-04-17T09:19:07Z
dc.date.available 2018-04-17T09:19:07Z
dc.date.issued 2013
dc.identifier.citation Marsh, P. (2013) 'Picturing a golden age: September and Australian Rules', Alphaville: Journal of Film and Screen Media, 5. doi: 10.33178/alpha.5.04 en
dc.identifier.issued 5
dc.identifier.startpage 1
dc.identifier.endpage 15
dc.identifier.issn 2009-4078
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/5777
dc.identifier.doi 10.33178/alpha.5.04
dc.description.abstract In two Australian coming-of-age feature films, Australian Rules and September, the central young characters hold idyllic notions about friendship and equality that prove to be the keys to transformative on-screen behaviours. Intimate intersubjectivity, deployed in the close relationships between the indigenous and nonindigenous protagonists, generates multiple questions about the value of normalised adult interculturalism. I suggest that the most pointed significance of these films lies in the compromises that the young adults make. As they reach the inevitable moral crisis that awaits them on the cusp of adulthood, despite pressures to abandon their childhood friendships they instead sustain their utopian (golden) visions of the future. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Film Studies, University College Cork en
dc.relation.uri http://www.alphavillejournal.com/Issue5/HTML/ArticleMarsh.html
dc.rights © 2013, The Author(s) en
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
dc.subject Australian Rules en
dc.subject September en
dc.subject Intimate en
dc.subject Intersubjectivity en
dc.subject Adult en
dc.subject Interculturalism en
dc.subject Coming-of-age en
dc.subject Idyllic en
dc.subject Indigenous en
dc.subject Compromise en
dc.subject Utopian en
dc.title Picturing a golden age: September and Australian Rules en
dc.type Article (peer-reviewed) en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Pauline Marsh, University of Tasmania en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.description.version Published Version en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle Alphaville: Journal of Film and Screen Media en
dc.identifier.journalabbrev Alphaville

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