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While there are no obvious political undertones, the implication is of threat to American culture and family values and, as Sobchack notes,51 suggests the instabilities of fatherless families (associated with Vietnam) and the threat within the domestic sphere. 46 Chapter 2 Training the Athletic Body: Remember the Titans Remember the Titans (2000, directed by Boaz Yakin) tells the true story of a team of white American and African American footballers. The film is set in 1971 in the town of Alexandria, Virginia, where racial tensions become immediately apparent through newsreel footage of black protesters.
Through confronting abjection, both at the training camp and at Gettysburg, the team overcomes and accepts difference. Its members thus develop from a pre-Oedipal state by identifying with the symbolic father, Boone. Boone is consistent with the language of the symbolic, signified through text and speech. As stated earlier, the semiotic may return to accompany the symbolic. In Remember the Titans, cinematography visually indicates the persistence of the semiotic, while diegetic music and language allows the group to accommodate abjection without recourse to overt racism.
For Kristeva, maternal abjection intimately relates to the acquisition of language. She explains that the state of abjection occurs at the ‘thetic break’, the point at which the semiotic infant, enveloped in a chaotic, maternal world, begins the process of ego formation. , the precondition for the positing of language. 3 Ego formation also correlates with Jacques Lacan’s4 ‘mirror 48 TRAINING THE ATHLETIC BODY: REMEMBER THE TITANS stage’, the moment at which the infant recognizes itself as separate from the mother figure and begins to acquire language.
Abject Spaces in American Cinema: Institutional Settings, Identity and Psychoanalysis in Film by Frances Pheasant-Kelly