Cinema and Nation / Edition 1

Cinema and Nation / Edition 1

by Mette Hjort
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415208637

ISBN-13: 2900415208634

Pub. Date: 10/18/2000

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Embracing a range of national cinemas including the United States, Scotland, Poland, France, Turkey, Indonesia, India and Germany Cinema and Nation considers the ways in which film production and recepjtion are shaped by ideas of national belonging, and examines the implications of globalization for the concept of national cinema.

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Embracing a range of national cinemas including the United States, Scotland, Poland, France, Turkey, Indonesia, India and Germany Cinema and Nation considers the ways in which film production and recepjtion are shaped by ideas of national belonging, and examines the implications of globalization for the concept of national cinema.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900415208634
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/18/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352

Table of Contents

List of figuresx
Notes on contributorsxi
Acknowledgementsxvi
Introduction1
Part IThe sociology of nationalism17
1The sociological scope of 'national cinema'19
2Frank Capra meets John Doe: anti-politics in American national identity32
3Images of the nation: cinema, art and national identity45
Part IIThe concept of national cinema61
4The limiting imagination of national cinema63
5National cinema: a theoretical assessment75
6Framing national cinemas88
7Themes of nation103
Part IIIFilm policy, nationalism and the state119
8Cinematic nation-building: Eisenstein's The Old and The New121
9The nation vanishes: European co-productions and popular genre formulae in the 1950s and 1960s139
10The new Scottish cinema153
Part IVThe production of national images171
11Indonesia: the movie173
12Notes on Polish cinema, nationalism and Wajda's Holy Week189
13Deep nation: the national question and Turkish cinema culture203
14Fragmenting the nation: images of terrorism in Indian popular cinema222
Part VThe reception of national images239
15Mimetic nationhood: ethnography and the national241
16From new German cinema to the post-wall cinema of consensus260
17Contemporary cinema: between cultural globalisation and national interpretation278
18Birthing nations298
Name index317
Subject index324

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