Citation Ezra E & Rowden T (2009) Postcolonial Transplants: Cinema, Diaspora and the Body Politic. In: Keown M, Murphy D & Procter J (eds.) Comparing Postcolonial Diasporas. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 211-227. http://www.palgrave.com/products/title.aspx?PID=280276
Abstract This essay examines depictions of migrant workers in French and British postcolonial cinema as transplanted interlopers, 'exotic' or transgendered bodies that are perceived as a threat to the integrity of the body politic.
Keywords postcolonial cinema; migrant workers; French cinema; British cinema; transgender cinema; Foreign workers in motion pictures; Motion pictures France; Motion pictures Great Britain