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Comolli & Narboli

- 1971 essay Cinema/ideology/Criticism
- Every film has a political ideology whether it intends to or not, this is a product of a system that contains a dominant ideology which it either aligns with or challenges
- We can apply theories whether the film intends it or not:
> Gender
> Politics
> Capitalism vs Marxism
> Social commentary

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When considering a perspective

- How apparent the message is in the film form
- How active a spectator has to be
- How much context is required to access the reading
- Does the reading come from within the film form
- Do readings clash
- How crucial the directors intent is
- where does deliberate ambiguity fit in