Journals Higher Education



Published: 22 April 2004

272 Pages | 12 Illustrations, black & white

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719062834

Bookseller Code (06)


Spanish popular cinema

Antonio Lázaro-Reboll and Andrew Willis

Published by Manchester University Press

Inside Popular Film MUP

  • The first collection in English to focus exclusively on the various forms of popular film produced in Spain and to acknowledge the variety, range and depth of Spanish cinema from the 1930s to the present day
  • Contains reappraisals of key directors like Luis Garcia Berlanga and Antonio Mercero, and analysis of popular stars like Marisol
  • Focuses on genres, including the musicals of the 1930s and 1940s, representations of the Civil War and horror films of the 1960s
  • Includes innovative considerations of the promotion and reception of 1960s horror films, and of audience recollections of cinema-going in Madrid
  • Opens up new ways of analysing Spanish popular film

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