The Altering Eye: Contemporary International Cinema

The Altering Eye: Contemporary International Cinema

by Robert Phillip Kolker, Robert P. Kolker
     
 

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Most filmmakers, especially in the United States, have chosen not to upset their audiences. But since World War II, an alternative cinema has emerged on a significant scale, particularly in Europe and Latin America- a cinema that challenges rather than soothes, that questions assumptions rather than reinforces them. This kind of film-'made in a spirit of resistance,

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Most filmmakers, especially in the United States, have chosen not to upset their audiences. But since World War II, an alternative cinema has emerged on a significant scale, particularly in Europe and Latin America- a cinema that challenges rather than soothes, that questions assumptions rather than reinforces them. This kind of film-'made in a spirit of resistance, rebellion and refusal'-is the focus of this important and stimulating study.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195033021
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
10/28/1983
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
5.38(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.90(d)

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