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In contrast : Croatian film today

Author: Aida Vidan; Gordana P Crnković
Publisher: New York : Berghahn Books, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats

The Croatian film scene has remained largely inaccessible until now. In this first comprehensive volume on the subject recognized scholars explore not only its recent history, since the establishment  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Reviews
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aida Vidan; Gordana P Crnković
ISBN: 9780857458940 0857458949
OCLC Number: 794177137
Notes: Includes filmography.
Description: 263 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / by Aida Vidan --
Essays. Croatian Film in the Yugoslav Context in the second half of the twentieth century / by Ivo Ikrabalo --
Institutions, Infrastructure, Industry: Croatian Film or a Battle for Survival --
/ by Tomislav Kurelec --
From a cinema of hatred to a cinema of consciousness: Croatian film after Yugoslavia / by Jurica Pavi'i' --
The new Croatian documentary: between the political and the personal / by Diana Nenadi --
Croatian animation, then and now: creating sparks or just a little bit of smoke? / by Sanja Bahun --
Gender in contemporary Croatian film / by Mima Simi --
Conversations. A conversation with Rajko Grli': films are stories about people, not about ideas / by Aida Vidan and Gordana P. Crnković --
A conversation with Vinko Bre'an: no aesthetics without ethics / by Aida Vidan and Gordana P. Crnković --
A conversation with Jo'ko Maru'i': sending messages to unknown friends / by Sanja Bahun --
A conversation with Nenad Puhovski: documentarism as a personal and social mission / by Diana Nenadi' --
Reviews. Dalibor matani': Fine dead girls (Fine Mrtve Djevojke, 2002) / reviewed by Marko Duman'i' --
Kristijan Mili': The living and the dead ('ivi i Mrtvi, 2007) / reviewed by Nikica Gili' --
Rajko grli': Border post (Karaula, 2006) / reviewed by Vida Johnson --
Ognjen Svili'i': Sorry for Kung Fu (Oprosti za kung fu, 2004); Armin (2007) / reviewed by Hana Ju'i' --
Antonio Nui': sex, drink and bloodshed (Seks, Pi'e i Krvoproli'e, 2004); All for Free (Sve d'aba, 2006); Donkey (Kenjac, 2009) / reviewed by Mario Kozina --
Lukas Nola: Celestial body (Nebo, Sateliti, 2000); Alone (Sami, 2001) / reviewed by Bruno Kragi' --
Snje'ana Tribuson: The Three Men of Melita 'Ganjer (Tri mu'karca Melite 'Gganjer, 1998) / reviewed by Karla Lon'ar --
Arsen Anton Ostoji': A wonderful night in Split (Ta divna Splitska no', 2003) / reviewed by Inna Mattei --
Vinko Bre'an: How the war started on my island (Kako je po'eo rat na mom otoku, 1996); Witnesses (Svjedoci, 2003); Will Not End Here (Nije kraj, 2008) / reviewed by Katarina Mihailovi' --
Goran Ru'inovi': Buick Riviera, 2008 / reviewed by Nata'a Milas --
Goran Devi' and Zvonimir Juri': The blacks (Crnci, 2009) / reviewed by Lorraine Mortimer --
Krsto Papi': When the dead start singing (Kad mrtvi zapjevaju, 1998) / reviewed by Bo'ko Picula --
Goran Duki': Wristcutters: a love story, (2006) / reviewed by Maxim Pozdorovkin --
Hrvoje Hribar: What is a man without a moustache? ('to je mu'karac bez brkova', 2005) / reviewed by Mima Simi' --
Zrinko Ogresta: fragments: chronicle of a vanishing (Krhotine ; Kronika jednog nestajanja, 1991); Washed out (Isprani, 1995); Red dust (Crvena pra'ina, 1999); Here (Tu, 2003); Behind the glass (Iza stakla, 2008) / reviewed by Tomislav 'aki' --
Tomislav Radi': What Iva recorded ('to je Iva snimila 21. Listopada 2003, 2005) / reviewed by Petra Belkovi' Taylor --
Branko Schmidt: The melon route (Put Lubenica, 2006); Metastases (Metastaze, 2009) / reviewed by Zhen Zhang.
Responsibility: edited by Aida Vidan & Gordana P. Crnkovíc.


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"...a solid survey of Croatian film production, its specificities in relation to its past association with Yugoslav cinema, as well as its uncertain future... a useful reference work that can be Read more...

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