Journals Higher Education



Published: 19 September 2013

384 Pages | 53 halftones


ISBN: 9780199858309

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The Age of New Waves

Art Cinema and the Staging of Globalization

James Tweedie

  • Presents an alternative vision of global modernity as a series of transnational film movements
  • One of the few books in English to explore the concept of mise en scène in any detail and to use it as a link between the various cinematic new waves
  • Breaks with the standard film industry narratives to state the key role of youth and cities in the development of new wave cinemas