What interests her about these characters, though, is not the trappings of these roles (the university, the lab), but how people run headfirst into the world under a desire to understand the world, and how they are transformed in the process.
Conrad’s success in producing such an interesting study lies in his continual acknowledgement of … the ongoing conflicts and opportunities available to women in science fiction films, and of the potential for future feminist film-making within the genre.
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