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The contemporary cinema

Penelope Houston

The contemporary cinema

by Penelope Houston

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  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Penguin Books in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motion pictures

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesPelican book
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1994 .H73 1966
    The Physical Object
    Pagination222 p.
    Number of Pages222
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24960176M
    OCLC/WorldCa3346774

    Bringing together fresh readings of well-known films with attention to a range of little-studied works, The Child in Contemporary Latin American Cinema examines films from the recent and contemporary period, focussing on topics such as the death of the child in ‘street child’ films, the role of the child in post-dictatorship filmmaking and. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.

      The 10 Best Book to Film Adaptations in Modern Cinema Bill Gibron. 25 Jun In the first of what will probably more than one collection, we list 10 of the greatest examples of literature to Author: Bill Gibron. This clearly-written and lively introduction analyses 25 years of popular French film including recent developments in all genres. Reflecting French cinema’s diversity since the New Wave, chapters include the Heritage Film; Thrillers; War Movies; Cinema-du-Look; representations of sexuality; women film-makers; and much more. Each chapter introduces the public reception .

    This book explores contemporary Hindi film celebrity, analyzes celebrity in its global and cultural context, and discusses the multiplying avenues for forging a star identity, the strategies of industry outsiders to become stars, and the contradictions and conflicts that such star-making produces. Asia produces more films than any other part of the world. With chapters on Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, Thailand, the Philippines, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Korea, Mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Japan, the book presents the most authoritative assessment of contemporary Asian cinema chapter describes the cultural aspects of popular Reviews: 1.


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