Latin American caretakers in Spain: Reading effect and agency in The Goodbye Articles uri icon

publication date

  • April 2018

start page

  • 173

end page

  • 177

issue

  • 2

volume

  • 9

international standard serial number (ISSN)

  • 2042-7824

abstract

  • This article studies the reception of The Goodbye among Latin American migrants in Spain. Through a focus group discussion with Latin American female caretakers in Madrid, the article analyses the individual and collective responses in relation to the issues of class, race and gender mobility addressed by the film.

keywords

  • spanish cinema; migration cinema; cinema of mobility; female caregivers; transatlantic migration; Latin American domestic workers