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  1. British National Cinema

    2nd Edition

    By Sarah Street, Sarah Street

    Series: National Cinemas

    With films as diverse as Bhaji on the Beach, The Dam Busters, Trainspotting, The Draughtsman’s Contract, Prick Up Your Ears, Ratcatcher, This Is England and Atonement, British cinema has produced wide-ranging notions of British culture, identity and nationhood. British National Cinema is a...

    Published August 13th 2008 by Routledge

  2. South African National Cinema

    By Jacqueline Maingard

    Series: National Cinemas

    South African National Cinema examines how cinema in South Africa represents national identities, particularly with regard to race. This significant and unique contribution establishes interrelationships between South African cinema and key points in South Africa’s history, showing how cinema...

    Published December 14th 2007 by Routledge

  3. German National Cinema

    2nd Edition

    By Sabine Hake

    Series: National Cinemas

    German National Cinema is the first comprehensive history of German film from its origins to the present. In this new edition, Sabine Hake discusses film-making in economic, political, social, and cultural terms, and considers the contribution of Germany's most popular films to...

    Published November 5th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Brazilian National Cinema

    By Lisa Shaw, Stephanie Dennison

    Series: National Cinemas

    Brazilian cinema is one of the most influential national cinemas in Latin America and this wide-ranging study traces the evolution of Brazilian film from the silent era to the present day, including detailed studies of more recent international box-office hits, such as Central Station (1998) and...

    Published August 20th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Mexican National Cinema

    By Andrea Noble

    Series: National Cinemas

    From Amores Perros and Y Tu Mama Tambien, this books delves into the development of Mexican cinema from the intense cultural nationalism of the Mexican Revolution, through the 'Golden Age' of the 1930s and 1940s and the 'nuevo cine' of the 1960s, to the renaissance in Mexican cinema in the 1990s....

    Published November 7th 2005 by Routledge

  6. French National Cinema

    2nd Edition

    By Susan Hayward

    Series: National Cinemas

    This revised and updated version of a successful and established text, French National Cinema offers a thorough and much-needed historical overview of French cinema at a time when it continues to grow in popularity with films such as Amelie and Belleville Rendez-vous. Brought wholly up to date...

    Published June 17th 2005 by Routledge

  7. Chinese National Cinema

    By Yingjin Zhang

    Series: National Cinemas

    This introduction to Chinese national cinema covers three 'Chinas': mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. Historical and comparative perspectives bring out the parallel developments in these three Chinas, while critical analysis explores thematic and stylistic changes over time. As well as...

    Published May 27th 2004 by Routledge

  8. Irish National Cinema

    By Ruth Barton

    Series: National Cinemas

    From the international successes of Neil Jordan and Jim Sheridan, to the smaller productions of the new generation of Irish filmmakers, this book explores questions of nationalism, gender identities, the representation of the Troubles and of Irish history as well as cinema's response to the...

    Published March 18th 2004 by Routledge

  9. Spanish National Cinema

    By Núria Triana-Toribio

    Series: National Cinemas

    This study examines the discourses of nationalism as they intersected or clashed with Spanish film production from its inception to the present. While the book addresses the discourses around filmmakers such as Almodóvar and Medem, whose work has achieved international recognition, Spanish National...

    Published December 19th 2002 by Routledge

  10. Canadian National Cinema

    By Chris Gittings

    Series: National Cinemas

    Canadian National Cinema explores the idea of the nation across Canada's film history, from early films of colonisation and white settlement such as The Wheatfields of Canada and Back to God's Country, to recent films like Nô, LE Confessional Mon Oncle Antoine, Grey Fox, Highway 61,...

    Published December 13th 2001 by Routledge

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