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The Mexican cinema of darkness : a critical study of six landmark horror and exploitation films, 1969-1988

Author: Doyle Greene
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Following social upheaval and tragedy in 1968, Mexican horror cinema shifted away from masked wrester flicks and toward darker, more explicit films, which can be called "avant-exploitation." This work covers six of those films, from 1968's El Topo to 1988's Santa Sangre"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Doyle Greene
ISBN: 9780786429998 0786429992
OCLC Number: 122309295
Description: ix, 205 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Counterculture cinema of cruelty: El topo (The mole, 1969) --
Madness and modernity: La mansión de la locura (The mansion of madness, 1971) --
New dark ages: Alucarda, la hija de las tinieblas (Alucarda, daughter of darkness, 1975) --
Filming of the disaster: Guyana, el crimen del siglo (Guyana, crime of the century, 1979) --
Lines of flight, or death from above: Ataque de los pájaros (Attack of the birds, 1986) --
National Oedipus: Santa sangre (Holy blood, 1988).
Responsibility: Doyle Greene.
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