Alice Haylett Bryan

Alice Haylett Bryan is a Lecturer in Film History at Queen Mary University of London. Her research focuses predominantly on motherhood and/on film, and 21st Century French horror cinema, with recent publications including ‘Inhospitable Landscapes: Contemporary French Horror Cinema, Immigration and Identity’ in French Screen Studies (2021), and ‘“You Have Absolutely No Control Over Your Mind and Body Anymore”: Pregnancy, Autonomy and Prepartum Anxiety in Alice Lowe’s Prevenge’ in the edited collection Mothers of Invention: Film, Media and Caregiving Labor (2022). She is currently writing a monograph that attempts to de-westernise psychoanalytic readings of motherhood in international horror cinema, and is a co-editor of the 21st Century Horror series with Edinburgh University Press. Twitter: @Alicehbryan


Focusing on moments of investigation and discovery, this video essay explores the work of six women editors working in Korean horror cinema.


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