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, the lauded 2016 film from director Andrea Arnold
, centers on a teenage girl traveling the American Midwest with an oddball crew of magazine sellers. The road-movie genre is one concerned with the specific space of the abundant road and this video examines the spaces Arnold has previously explored, and how her characters fit – or do not – within them. Watching Arnold's films, one may be struck by the loneliness of her female characters. This video shows how Arnold conveys this loneliness: Whether it be suffocating cityscapes or barren country plains. The solitude of Arnold's women is always understood in relation to their surroundings.
Watch Andrea Arnold's vivid adaptation of Wuthering Heights on Fandor.