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Published: 24 April 2009

168 Pages | 11 B/W illustrations

ISBN: 9780748633692

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The Spanish Prisoner

Yannis Tzioumakis

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Distinguishes between independent and 'indie' cinema through anexamination of the 'classics divisions,' especially Sony Pictures Classics
  • Assesses the position of David Mamet within American cinema
  • Introduces the genre categories of the 'con artist' and the 'con game' film and discusses The Spanish Prisoner as a key example of the latter
  • Examines the ways in which narrative, narration and visual style deviate from the mainstream/classical aestheticYannis Tzioumakis Lecturer in Media and Communication Studies at theUniversity of Liverpool.

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