Transperance Me I Want to be Visible: Gay Gaze in Tom Ford’s film A Single Man

Selen Gokcem

Abstract


Classic gaze theory that was underlined by Laura Mulvey in 1975 which claims the male gaze objectifies woman and turns the woman into a sex object, is lack in the explaining gaze from man to man. In Tom Ford’s A Single Man the gaze is used from man to man different from man to woman and it is not perceived as something negative. By providing a queer gaze analysis, this article will show how homosexual people live their intimate feelings by gaze and how gay gaze can be different from the classic gaze in a way that it does not reduces the other one in an interior position.


Keywords


Film, Cinema, Gaze, Homosexuality

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5195/cinej.2012.46

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