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Author Wood, Mary P. (Mary Patricia), 1945-

Title Italian cinema / Mary P. Wood
Edition English edition
Published Oxford ; N.Y. : Berg, 2005


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Description xi, 260 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Ch. 1. What is Italian cinema? -- Ch. 2. Popular cinema and box-office hits -- Ch. 3. The epic and historical film -- Ch. 4. Realisms and neorealisms in Italian cinema -- Ch. 5. Auteur cinema -- Ch. 6. Making sense of changing reality -- Ch. 7. Gender representations and gender politics -- Ch. 8. Visual style and the use of cinematic space
Summary "Italian Cinema presents an overview and analysis of one of the most prolific and influential of national cinemas. Outlining the artistic, cultural, technical and commercial context of film, Italian Cinema presents a history from silent to contemporary film. As well as illuminating the work of classic directors such as Visconti, Fellini, Rossellini, Antonioni and Rosi, the book explores the interaction between art and popular cinema, visual style and spectacle, space and architecture, gender representations and politics."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Filmography: p. [210]-221
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [226]-242) and index
Subject Motion pictures -- Italy -- History.
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