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A brief history of rape in the cinema… October 16, 2009

Posted by Patrick in Cinematics.
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Birth (2004)

Originally published in Flux

Peter Jackson’s adaptation of “The Lovely Bones” hits cinemas this December. The book, written by Alice Sebold, tells the story of Susie Salmon, a young girl who is raped and murdered. The book was controversial upon its release for its subject matter, especially in the fact that it describes Susie’s rape in detail.

The major difference between the novel and the film is, however…



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