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Author Santas, Constantine.

Title The encyclopedia of epic films / Constantine Santas, James M. Wilson, Maria Colavito, Djoymi Baker
Published Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2014
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 694 pages)
Contents Introduction -- Main entries -- Appendix A: Superhero and franchise epics -- Appendix B: Foreign language epics -- Appendix C: Television mini-series epics -- Appendix D: Who's who among directors and their works
Summary This resource contains reviews of every major production considered to be an epic film. Entries consider the characteristics of what makes an epic, including length, structure, spectacular special effects, and themes involving heroic figures and storylines relating episodes essential to the history of a race or nation. Major Hollywood and European productions from the silent era to the present day are covered. Arranged alphabetically by title, each main entry contains a synopsis of the film, principal production information, and a critical analysis
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 673-674) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Epic films -- Encyclopedias.
Genre/Form Encyclopedias.
Form Electronic book
Author Baker, Djoymi, 1972-
Colavito, Maria Maddalena.
Wilson, James M., 1959-
ISBN 0810882485 (electronic bk)
130653366X (electronic bk)
9780810882485 (electronic bk)
9781306533669 (electronic bk)