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A thought: You may want to consider a broad-minded disability studies
angle when theorizing your work.
 
Some films with aging as outright or subtextual subject:
 
        Ma Saison Preferee--french film just out starring Catherine
                        Deneuve  as "declining" (according to the notes
                        for Ann Arbor's film theater showings) older woman
        . . . Baby Jane-- for some annoying reason I'm blanking on the
                        title to this, one of my favorite films, with
                        Bette Davis and Joan Crawford as aging stars
        High Hopes--Mike Leigh film with young couple dealing with home-
                        bound mother(-in-law), among other things
        Carried Away--recent film starring Dennis Hopper and Amy Irving
 
You might also look at the performance work of Rachel Rosenthal for some
avant-gard work on aging.  I'm not sure that she has anything on film, but
her way of approaching the subject might nicely inform your work.
 
Best,
Susan Crutchfield
University of Michigan
 
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