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House of Psychotic Women: An Autobiographical Topography of Female Neurosis in Horror and Exploitation Films

by Kier-la Janisse
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Cinema is full of neurotic personalities, but few things are more transfixing than a woman losing her mind onscreen. Unlike her male counterpart, the female neurotic lives a shamed existence, making these films rare places where her destructive emotions get to play. House of Psychotic Women is an examination of these characters through a daringly autobiographical lens. Ane