"Living in reality means living in pain, fear, or Brooklyn”: the representation of New York in "Sex and city".
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Author/sOria Gómez, Beatriz
The importance of New York in Sex and the City (HBO, 1998-2004) is explicitly acknowledged in its very title. The opening credits already announce that “the City” is going to play an essential role in the series, virtually becoming its fifth character. The aim of this article is to discuss Sex and the City’s representation of New York, which is clearly reminiscent of Woody Allen’s cinema: as is often the case in Allen’s films, the Big Apple is realistically portrayed and highly romanticised at the same time. This article analyses Allen’s in uence on Sex and the City’s depiction of this city, which is alternatively presented as the perfect scenario for romantic integration and as a cruel and chaotic dating “hell”. La importancia de la ciudad de Nueva York en Sex and the City (HBO, 1998- 2004) se hace evidente no sólo en su título, sino también en su cabecera, que anuncia el papel primordial que la ciudad va a desempeñar en el texto, hasta el punto de convertirse prácticament...
Sex and the City
Representación de Nueva York.