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World on film : an introduction

Author: Martha Nochimson
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, U.K. ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.
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"This uniquely engaging and lively textbook provides a comprehensive introduction to international film, from the golden age of European cinema to the contemporary blockbusters of India and Asia, and the post World War II emergence of global film culture."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Nochimson, Martha.
World on film.
Chichester, West Sussex, U.K. ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010
(DLC) 2009033121
(OCoLC)430842654
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Martha Nochimson
ISBN: 9781444358339 1444358332
OCLC Number: 773580148
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 447 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Nations make movies. Introduction: other languages, other stories --
France: French revolutions at the movies --
Russia: utopia and dystopia --
Germany: from darkness toward light --
Italy: the myth of history, neorealism, and beyond --
Japan: screening feudalism and modernism --
India: cinema of combination and contradiction --
Moviemaking in the global village. Introduction: they do it their way --
Spain: Luis Buñuel, playing with ideas --
Sweden: Ingmar Bergman, being and nothingness --
Hong Kong: Wong Kar-Wai, now you see it--
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Senegal: Ousmane Sembène, postcolonial pioneer --
Mainland China: Jia Zhangke, freedom and the sixth generation.
Responsibility: Martha P. Nochimson.

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