Rhetoric in film: a cultural semiotical study of Greta Garbo in "Ninotchka".

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The essay shows how the interplay between Garbo's off screen and on screen personas were used in the making of "Ninotchka" (1939), and how the film, directed by Ernst Lubitsch, connected to contemporary social and cultural norms focusing on the understanding of gender types.

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  • Languages and Literature

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  • Cultural semiotics, Film semiotics, gender.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)52-61
JournalFilm International
Volume4
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2006
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedNo