Journals Higher Education



Published: 22 February 2006

208 Pages

ISBN: 9780748621606

Bookseller Code (06)

A Cinema of Contradiction

Spanish Film in the 1960s

Sally Faulkner

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • The first book-length study of Spanish cinema of the 1960s in English
  • Includes case studies of six key films: La gran familia (The Great Family), La ciudad no es para mí (The City's Not For Me), Los farsantes (Frauds), La tía Tula (Aunt Tula), Nueve cartas a Berta (Nine Letters to Berta) and La caza (The Hunt)
  • Considers Spanish popular cinema of the period
  • Offers a detailed analysis of one of the key artistic movements of the Franco dictatorship in Spain, the 'Nuevo Cine Español' (New Spanish Cinema)."

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