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Beyond Borders. Joel and Ethan Coen’S no Country for Old Men (USA 2007) as a Postmodern Borderline Myth

  • Andreas HamburgerEmail author
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Abstract

As a postmodern reinterpretation of Carson McCarthy’s late modern Western No Country for Old Men (2005) the Coen brothers’ same-titled film quickly achieved cult status. The following study presents the film in light of a major change in cultural identity. Through the lens of film psychoanalysis, the following paper investigates No Country for Old Men (USA 2007) as an expression of the epoch signature ‘Borderland’.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.IPU BerlinBerlinGermany

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