Co-Productions and the Logic of Negotiating Stereotypes: Bron|Broen and The Bridge
| COMUNICAZIONI SOCIALI - 2019 - 3. Writing for Cinema, Writing for Television
This paper is a comparative study of the American remake The Bridge and the original Swedish-Danish TV-series Bron|Broen and the way they present national encounters and cultural framing very differently. The object is to comprehend these divergences by examining the production method (in particular the constitution and workings of the writers’ room), the dramaturgy (narrative structure, characterization, setting) and the reception of the two series, in order to draw some conclusions about the effects of production methods on the ethics of screenwriting...