By Sally Faulkner

ISBN-10: 0826416667

ISBN-13: 9780826416667

ISBN-10: 0826416675

ISBN-13: 9780826416674

A heritage of Spanish Film explores Spanish movie from the beginnings of the to the current day via combining essentially the most fascinating paintings happening in movie reports with essentially the most pressing questions that experience preoccupied twentieth-century Spain. It addresses new questions in movie reports, like 'prestige movie' and 'middlebrow cinema', and areas those within the context of a rustic outlined via social mobility, together with the Twenties business increase, the Nineteen Forties post-Civil struggle melancholy, and the mass flow into the center sessions from the Sixties onwards. shut textual research of a few forty two movies from 1910-2010 offers an extremely beneficial street into the examine of this cinema for the student.

- Uniquely deals wide shut readings of forty two movies, that are specially invaluable to scholars and lecturers of Spanish cinema.
- Analyses Spanish silent cinema and movies of the Franco period in addition to modern examples.
- Interrogates film's relatives with different media, together with literature, pictorial artwork and television.
- Explores either 'auteur' and 'popular' cinemas.
- Establishes 'prestige' and the 'middlebrow' as the most important new phrases in Spanish cinema studies.
- Considers the transnationality of Spanish cinema all through its century of existence.
- modern administrators coated during this booklet contain Almodóvar, Bollaín, Díaz Yanes and more.

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