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True Detective y Centauros del desierto

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Abstract

The article shows the powerful influence of John Ford’s film The Searchers (1956) on the first season of True Detective series (Cary Joji Fukunaga, Nic Pizzolatto, 2014). It deals with how the figure of the hero and the tradition of the classic Hollywood story are recovered by the series in the context of current post-classical cinema and television. Likewise, the text analyzes the mythological and philosophical resonances of the narration, marked by a surprising confrontation between a kind of Nietzschean sensibility and another one proper to a kind of existential Christianity.

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Textual analysis, film analysis, television series, The Searchers, True Detective.

 

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