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Published: 28 February 1998

224 Pages | 10 B/W illustrations

ISBN: 9780748608362

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Contemporary Cinema

John Orr

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • The most comprehensive study of major developments in the cinema during the last thirty years.
  • New insights into the transformation of 1970s cinema
  • Shows the continuing diffusion of cinemas of poetry and the most talented filmmakers of the 1980s and 1990s.
  • Looks at the vitality of the different cinemas of poetry as aesthetic resistance to the forms of filmmaking dictated by the power and money of the Hollywood studios.
  • Illustrated with 10 black-and-white film stills.

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