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Clarke, G. (1994). Notes towards an object-relations approach to cinema. Free Associations, 4(3):369-390.

(1994). Free Associations, 4(3):369-390

Special Feature: Psychoanalysis and Cinema

Notes towards an object-relations approach to cinema

Graham Clarke

Introduction

Previous applications of psychoanalysis to the cinema have broadly fallen into two camps: the Freudian approach, where the film is treated like a dream-text and interpreted as such, or where Freudian notions of dream and psychopathology are used to represent aspects of the drama; and Lacanian approaches, where the problem of the subject is central.

The development of Lacan-inspired psychoanalytic responses to cinema has been hegemonic. Since Lacan criticized and disagreed with the ‘British’ object-relations theories developed by Klein, Fairbairn and Winnicott, one would not expect the following applications of object-relations theory to cinema to be readily received into this discourse. However, the treatment of the film as text, like the notion of the unconscious being structured as a language, has its limitations, not least of which is the obscurity of the work that has emerged.

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