20. Becoming a Queer (M)Other in/and/through Film

Transsexuality, Trans-subjectivity, and Maternal Relationality in AlmodóvaróS Todo sobre mi madre

  1. Jo Labanyi and
  2. Tatjana Pavlović
  1. Julián Daniel Gutiérrez-Albilla

Published Online: 12 DEC 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118322765.ch20

A Companion to Spanish Cinema

A Companion to Spanish Cinema

How to Cite

Gutiérrez-Albilla, J. D. (2012) Becoming a Queer (M)Other in/and/through Film, in A Companion to Spanish Cinema (eds J. Labanyi and T. Pavlović), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford. doi: 10.1002/9781118322765.ch20

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 DEC 2012
  2. Published Print: 17 DEC 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405194389

Online ISBN: 9781118322765



  • Acting;
  • Maternal relationality;
  • Queer (M)other in/and/through film;
  • Re-enacting;
  • Transsexuality;
  • Trans-subjectivity


This chapter contains section titles:

  • Introduction

  • Acting and Re-enacting the Loss of the Child

  • Transsexuality

  • Trans-subjectivity

  • Maternal Relationality

  • Conclusion