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'Madrid me mata': Killing the Husband in Pedro Almodóvar's ¿Qué he hecho yo para merecer esto? and Alex de la Iglesia's La comunidad

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'Madrid me mata' : Killing the Husband in Pedro Almodóvar's ¿Qué he hecho yo para merecer esto? and Alex de la Iglesia's La comunidad. / Camino, Mercedes.

In: Forum for Modern Language Studies, Vol. 41, No. 3, 07.2005, p. 333-342.

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title = "'Madrid me mata': Killing the Husband in Pedro Almod{\'o}var's ¿Qu{\'e} he hecho yo para merecer esto? and Alex de la Iglesia's La comunidad",
abstract = "In ¿Qu{\'e} he hecho yo …!! and La comunidad, Carmen Maura plays Gloria and Julia, two characters who struggle to survive in Madrid. In addition to offering a commentary on late-twentieth-century sexism, these films foreground class prejudices and the tensions of a big urban centre. Both films enact the famous slogan of the 1980s, “Madrid me mata”, to suggest that these women's husbands need to be killed for a new environment to be born.",
keywords = "Spanish film, Almod{\'o}var, Pedro , de la Iglesia, Alex , Madrid , movida, gender and film",
author = "Mercedes Camino",
year = "2005",
month = jul,
doi = "10.1093/fmls/cqi022",
language = "English",
volume = "41",
pages = "333--342",
journal = "Forum for Modern Language Studies",
issn = "0015-8518",
publisher = "Oxford University Press",
number = "3",

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