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Published: 12 February 2004

360 Pages | 36 halftones

ISBN: 9780199255719

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European Cinema

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Edited by Elizabeth Ezra

  • A broad historical scope: spans from beginnings of cinema in 1895 to the present, from the Lumière Brothers to Pedro Almodóvar.
  • Provides overviews of key movements and traditions in film history, combining artistic analysis with considerable attention to industrial (and more broadly historical) context
  • Includes Glossary of film terms that comprises foreign-language and historical entries as well as technical terminology
  • Authoritative information and analysis provided by an international team of experts who are at the top of their fields
  • Truly outstanding line-up of contributors, mostly from the US but including top scholars from the UK and Europe as well. The highest-profile contributors include: Dudley Andrew (French Cinema of the 1930s); Anton Kaes (Weimar Cinema): Sarah Street (British Cinema); Peter Bondanella (Itlalian Neo-Realism); Thomas Elsaesser (New German Cinema)

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