Journals Higher Education



Published: 29 June 2012

272 Pages | 15 black & white illustrations

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719080586

Bookseller Code (06)


The cinema of Iciar Bollain

First Edition

Isabel Santaolalla

Published by Manchester University Press

Spanish and Latin American Filmmakers MUP

  • Considers challenges of filmmaking in Spain from the 1990s to the present day, including the vexed subject of 'women's filmmaking' and the national/transnational debates
  • Discussion of the films is firmly grounded in critical theory but avoids jargon, making it ideal for student use
  • First book on this key filmmaker
  • Bollain is the first Spanish woman filmmaker to have a film (También la lluvia) selected as the Spanish entry at the Oscar Awards (2010)
  • Several of the films discussed form part of the academic curricula of Spanish departments in universities worldwide (certainly in Britain and USA, but also in many others)

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