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SEDEU, Natália G. Galucio  and  TEOFILA, Eugenia. The Village: taboo and melancholy. Cogito [online]. 2008, vol.9, pp. 82-85. ISSN 1519-9479.

In this work, director M. Night Shyamalan's film The Village is interpreted from Sigmund Freud's theories about taboo and melancholy. It's stood out the instalation of taboo as a way to avoid contact with suffering caused by the death of beloved relatives, without the accomplishment of mourning elaboration - that's a feature of melancholy.

Keywords : Secrets; Taboo; Melancholy; Suffering; Cinema.

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