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Ancient Rome at the cinema : story and spectacle in Hollywood and Rome

Author: Elena Theodorakopoulos
Publisher: Exeter, UK : Bristol Phoenix Press, 2010.
Series: Greece and Rome live.
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Offers a study of the worlds created in Roman historical epics. Based on analysis of the visual and narrative fabric of seven films set in Ancient Rome, this title demonstrates how cinematic versions  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elena Theodorakopoulos
ISBN: 9781904675549 1904675549 9781904675280 190467528X
OCLC Number: 262883628
Description: 199 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Narrative and spectacle, realism and illusion, and the historical film --
Ben-Hur : 'tale of the Christ' or tale of Rome? --
Spartacus and the politics of story-telling --
The fall of the Roman Empire : the filmmaker as historian --
Gladiator : making it new? --
Fellini Satyricon : 'farewell to antiquity' or 'daily life in ancient Rome'? --
Titus : Rome and the penny arcade --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Greece and Rome live.
Other Titles: Story and spectacle in Hollywood and Rome
Responsibility: Elena Theodorakopoulos.
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Theodorakopoulos ist eine weitgehend koharente Auseinandersetzung mit wichtigen Erzeugnissen des Antikfilmgenres gelungen, wobei gerade die Heterogenitat der Beispiele aus dem Mainstream-Kino und dem Read more...

 
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