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Blood in the streets : histories of violence in Italian crime cinema

Author: Austin Fisher
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Blood in the Streets investigates the various ways in which 1970s Italian crime films were embedded in their immediate cultural and political contexts. The book analyses the emergence, proliferation and distribution of a range of popular film cycles (or filoni) - from conspiracy thrillers and vigilante films, to mafia and serial killer narratives - and examines what these reveal about their time and place. With  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Austin Fisher
ISBN: 147441172X 9781474411721
OCLC Number: 1057290963
Description: x, 238 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Italian Crime Films and the Years of Lead --
2. Corruption and Conspiracy in the Poliziotteschi and the Vigilante Filone --
3. Nostalgic Gangsters and the Mafia Filone --
4. Serial Killing and the Giallo --
5. Enter ... If You Dare! The Cross-cultural Reception of Crime Filoni.
Responsibility: Austin Fisher.

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