Journals Higher Education



23 February 2011

256 Pages | 12 B/W illustrations, 2 B/W line art

ISBN: 9780748640669

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The New Neapolitan Cinema

Alex Marlow-Mann

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • analyses of over 45 contemporary Italian films, including Paolo Sorrentino's The Consequences of Love, Mario Martone's L'amore molesto, Antonio Capuano's Pianese Nunzio: 14 in May and Vincenzo Marra's Sailing Home
  • a theoretical discussion of the concept of regional cinema
  • an examination of the movement in its broader context as both product and critique of Mayor Bassolino's 'Neapolitan Renaissance'
  • a study of one European film industry in terms of legislation, production, distribution and exhibition. Alex Marlow-Mann has taught Italian cinema at the universities of Reading, Cardiff and Leeds and has published numerous articles on the subject. He first became interested in Neapolitan cinema when living in the city.

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