The Road Movie: America and Beyond

The journey/quest plot of the road movie has allowed film makers to explore a wide range of themes: from politics to notions of freedom, from family relationships to gender issues. This study day will look at examples of the genre from America and countries across the world. Films will include, among others, ‘Easy Rider’, ‘Little Miss Sunshine’, ‘The Motorcycle Diaries’ and ‘ The Adventures of Priscilla Queen of the Desert’.


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