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|Genre/Form:||Criticism, interpretation, etc|
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|Contents:||List of Illustrations. Acknowledgments. Introduction. 1. The Cinematic Writing of History: An Overview. 2. The War Film: Saving Private Ryan. 3. The Epic Film: Gladiator and Spartacus. 4. The Biographical Film: Schindler's List. 5. The Metahistorical Film: JFK. 6. The Topical Historical Film: United 93 and World Trade Center. Index|
|Series Title:||New approaches to film genre.|
"Still, this admirable book lays out the problems, and it does so with a sense of history, and of the specific language of films, that is quite brilliant. Burgoyne enhances filmgoers' enjoyment and