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Published: 01 May 2018

272 Pages

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9781786940544

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Argentine Cinema and National Identity (1966-1976)

Carolina Rocha

Liverpool University Press

Liverpool Latin American Studies LUP

  • The first book offering an in-depth study of Argentine film industry from 1966 to 1976
  • This is the first English-language publication that touches on key films by Argentine directors Leopoldo Torre Nilsson, Leonardo Favio, Manuel Antín, and René Múgica, who were nationally and internationally known in the 1960s and 1970s
  • The first book that focuses on two groups of Argentine films: historical and gauchesque, analysed as from popular genres, such as the biopic, the war film, and Westerns
  • The first book on the period to rely on a variety of sources - popular magazines, trade journals - to provide an expansive view of the Argentine film industry
  • The first book to consider 1960s and 1970s Argentine cinema and its impact on national identity

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