Portrayals of Female Revenge in Pop Culture Simply Mirror Toxic Male Violence

Is there a place for regret, remorse or guilt in this linear narrative of the avenging woman?

Aug 27, 2019
women seeking revenge
Image Credit: “Kill Bill: Volume 1” (2003)
AuthorPooja Das Sarkar

Pooja Das Sarkar is a filmmaker and writer who is passionate about gender, cinema and development communication. She started her career as a reporter for The Telegraph and Time Out magazine and has been a correspondent for the popular social issues-based TV show Satyamev Jayate. She runs her own creative agency in Mumbai and is the founder of the online platform, Filmwali, dedicated to documenting the work, life and representation of women in Indian cinema. Pooja holds a Master’s degree in media and cultural studies from Tata Institute of Social Sciences.