Finnish Cinema: A Transnational Enterprise

Finnish Cinema: A Transnational Enterprise

by Henry Bacon (Editor)

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ISBN-13: 9781349846757
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 10/29/2018
Series: Palgrave European Film and Media Studies
Edition description: 1st ed. 2016
Pages: 285
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

About the Author

Bacon, Henry, PhD, is Professor of Film and Television Studies at the University of Helsinki. Previously he worked for the Finnish Film archive and was in charge of designing a national film and television archive. He has published nine books and a large number of articles on film theory and history as well as the history of opera. Among his major interests are the interrelationships between perceiving and understanding of our natural and social environment on the one hand and perceiving and understanding audiovisual fiction on the other, transnational aspects of film culture, film in relation to other arts, film violence and film acting.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements.- 1 Introduction to the study of transnational cinema in small nations.- I Beginnings: –1930.- 2 A young nation seeking to define itself (Hupaniittu).- 3 The emergence of Finnish film production and its linkages to the cinema business during the silent era (Hupaniittu). 4 Film style in the silent era (Seppälä).- 5 War and peace; Finland among contending nations (Lehtisalo).- 6 A national film style? (Laine).- 7 Exporting Finnish films (Lehtisalo).- 8 Trade and diplomacy between east and west (Bacon).- 9 The Finnish new wave as a transnational phenomenon (Kääpä).- 10 Art cinema and popular cinema (Laine).- 11 An increasingly European nation (Bacon).- 12 International networks of production and distribution (Bacon).- 13 Producer led mode of film production (Kääpä).- 14 Two modes of Transnational filmmaking.- 15 Finnish films at international festivals (Lehtisalo).- 16 Conclusion (Bacon & al).- 17 Appendix (Hupaniittu).- Bibliography.-

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