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Directory of world cinema.

Author: Lorenzo J Torres Hortelano
Publisher: Bristol : Intellect, 2011.
Series: Directory of World Cinema Series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Part of the "Directory of World Cinema" series, this title includes contributions from some of the leading academics in the field. It features film recommendations from a range of genres for those interested in watching more German cinema. It includes 50 full colour illustrations. It also features comprehensive filmography as an index. Spanish Cinema is one of the most diverse and interesting to international level;  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hortelano, Lorenzo J. Torres.
Directory of World Cinema: Spain.
Bristol : Intellect, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lorenzo J Torres Hortelano
ISBN: 9781841505770 1841505773 9781841504636 1841504637
OCLC Number: 780425790
Description: 1 online resource (290 pages)
Contents: FrontCover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction by the Editor; Film of the Year: Biutiful; Interview with Jaime Rosales; Industry Spotlight: Spanish Film Production; Cultural Crossover; Influence of European Avant-garde; Representations of Violence; Don Quixote Visual Ridings; Festival Focus; Semana de Cine Experimental de Madrid / Experimental Film Week of Madrid; Film Location: Madrid; Directors; Edgar Neville; Fernando Fernán-Gómez; Carlos Saura; Víctor Erice; Pedro Almodóvar; Auteur Melodrama/ Melodrama de autor/; Essay; Reviews; Grotesque Comedy/Esperpento; Essay. ReviewsIberian Drama; Essay; Reviews; Musical (But Not Only Flamenco ...); Essay; Reviews; Period Films/De época; Essay; Reviews; Dictatorship Forgotten Cinema; Essay; Reviews; The Transition to Democracy Cinema/Cine de La Transición; Essay; Reviews; Crime and Thriller; Essay; Reviews; Fantasy and Horror; Essay; Reviews; Experimental Documentary; Essay; Reviews; Recommended Reading; Spanish Cinema Online; Test Your Knowledge; Notes on Contributors; Glossary; Filmography; BackCover.
Series Title: Directory of World Cinema Series.


Spanish Cinema is one of the most diverse and interesting to international level; but lacks communication platforms and detailed analysis. This title focuses on the main corpus of Spanish movies that  Read more...


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