Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
The Company of Wolves$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

James Gracey

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9781911325314

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: February 2021

DOI: 10.3828/liverpool/9781911325314.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM LIVERPOOL SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.liverpool.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Liverpool University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in LSO for personal use.date: 09 December 2021

Happily Ever After…

Happily Ever After…

Chapter:
(p.117) Chapter Seven: Happily Ever After…
Source:
The Company of Wolves
Author(s):

James Gracey

Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781911325314.003.0008

This chapter focuses on Neil Jordan's The Company of Wolves as a pivotal film that secured much wider distribution than a lot of other British films at the time. It recounts how The Company of Wolves is dubbed into different languages, such as Spanish, German, and Italian. It also mentions Palace Pictures that produced several of Jordan's later films, including Mona Lisa and The Crying Game, explored themes of identity, gender, infatuation, and desire. The chapter talks about Dream Demon from 1987; another film concerning female sexual anxiety that unfolds within the Freudian dreamscape of its protagonist. It describes The Company of Wolves as a ground-breaking British genre film that is often overlooked and affirms its place in horror-fantasy cinema.

Keywords:   The Company of Wolves, Neil Jordan, British films, Palace Pictures, Mona Lisa, The Crying Game, horror-fantasy, female sexual anxiety

Liverpool Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.