National Cinemas

  • British National Cinema

    2nd Edition

    By Sarah Street, Sarah Street

    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…

    Paperback – 2008-08-13
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  • South African National Cinema

    By Jacqueline Maingard

    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…

    Paperback – 2007-12-14
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  • German National Cinema

    2nd Edition

    By Sabine Hake

    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…

    Paperback – 2007-11-05
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  • Brazilian National Cinema

    By Lisa Shaw, Stephanie Dennison

    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…

    Paperback – 2007-08-20
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  • Mexican National Cinema

    By Andrea Noble

    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.…

    Paperback – 2005-11-07
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  • French National Cinema

    2nd Edition

    By Susan Hayward

    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…

    Paperback – 2005-06-17
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  • Chinese National Cinema

    By Yingjin Zhang

    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…

    Paperback – 2004-05-27
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  • Irish National Cinema

    By Ruth Barton

    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…

    Paperback – 2004-03-18
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  • Spanish National Cinema

    By Núria Triana-Toribio

    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…

    Paperback – 2002-12-19
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  • Canadian National Cinema

    By Chris Gittings

    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,…

    Paperback – 2001-12-13
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  • German National Cinema

    Sabine Hake presents the second edition of her comprehensive account of German cinema from its origins to the present. From The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari to Run Lola Run, Hake examines a range of films in relation to the social, political, economic and technological events surrounding them. The…

    Paperback – 2001-10-18
    Routledge
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  • Nordic National Cinemas

    Edited by Gunnar Iverson, Astrid Soderbergh Widding, Tytti Soila

    Nordic National Cinemas explores the film histories and cultures of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. The authors examine each country's domestic film production, social and political context and domestic audiences from the beginning of this century to the twentieth century.The authors…

    Paperback – 1998-01-22
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  • British National Cinema

    By Sarah Street

    The first substantial overview of the British film industry with emphasis on its genres, stars, and socioeconomic context, British National Cinema by Sarah Street is an important title in Routledge's new National Cinemas series. British National Cinema synthesizes years of scholarship on British…

    Paperback – 1997-02-28
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  • Australian National Cinema

    By Tom O'Regan

    Tom O'Regan's book is the first of its kind on Australian post-war cinema. It takes as its starting point Bazin's question 'What is cinema?'and asks what the construct of a 'national' cinema means. It looks at the broader concept from a different angle, taking film beyond the confines of 'art' into…

    Paperback – 1996-09-26
    Routledge
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  • Italian National Cinema

    By Pierre Sorlin

    From such films as La Dolce Vita and Bicycle Thieves to Cinema Paradiso and Dear Diary, Italian cinema has provided striking images of Italy as a nation and a people. In the first comprehensive study of Italian cinema from 1886-1996, Pierre Sorlin explores the changing relationship of Italian…

    Paperback – 1996-08-08
    Routledge
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