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The Cinema of Nanni Moretti: Dreams and Diaries
     

The Cinema of Nanni Moretti: Dreams and Diaries

by Ewa Mazierska, Laura Rascaroli
 

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This analysis of the work of the most important Italian film-maker of the past thirty years uses Moretti's films as a lens to view and discuss contemporary phenomena such as the crisis of masculinity and authority, the crisis of the political Left and the transformation of the citizen's relationship to the State. Films discussed include Aprile, Dear Diary

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This analysis of the work of the most important Italian film-maker of the past thirty years uses Moretti's films as a lens to view and discuss contemporary phenomena such as the crisis of masculinity and authority, the crisis of the political Left and the transformation of the citizen's relationship to the State. Films discussed include Aprile, Dear Diary and The Son's Room, winner of the Palme d'Or at Cannes 2001.

Editorial Reviews

Film Criticism
All those interested in understanding Moretti... will find this book a valuable tool in their studies.

— Pauline Small

Film Criticism - Pauline Small
All those interested in understanding Moretti... will find this book a valuable tool in their studies.

New Cinemas Journal of Contemporary Film
The way is now clear for students of film to engage with the challenge of Nanni Moretti's new form of cinematic writing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781903364772
Publisher:
Wallflower Press
Publication date:
06/02/2004
Series:
Directors' Cuts Series
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Ewa Mazierska is Senior Lecturer in Film and Media Studies in the Department of Historical and Critical Studies at the University of Central Lancashire. She has published and edited several books about cinema in Polish and English, including Man and Culture: The Cinema of James Ivory and Trapped in the Present and Other Postmodern States: The Cinema of Wong Kar-Wai. Laura Rascaroli is Toyota Lecturer in Film and Media Studies in the School of Languages and Literature at the National University of Ireland, Cork. She is the co-author, with Ewa Mazierska, of From Moscow to Madrid: European Cities, Postmodern Cinema.

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