“Star, Director, Auteur: Eastwood and the Ethics of Violence”: Eastwood and the Ethics of Violence

Schubart, R. (Lecturer)

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This paper discusses Clint Eastwood's star persona and auteur persona and analyses the violence in his films from the Italian spaghetti westerns till the war film Letters from Iwo Jima (2006). Violence is a recurring theme in Eastwoods oeuvre, however, it's ethical dimension has changed radically over time.

Emneord: Clint Eastwood, violence, film and violence, violence and ethics, auteur
Period11. Dec 2008
Event typeConference
LocationTrondheim, Norway, Norway


  • Clint Eastwood
  • violence
  • film and violence
  • violence and ethics
  • auteur