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European Identity in Cinema by P-Intellect

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The identity of European cinema, like the identity of Europe itself, is multiple, complex, and fascinating. Providing both a general survey of contemporary European cinema production, distribution and exhibition and detailed critical analysis of specific films, directors, and national cinemas, this volume offers a stimulating and thought-provoking contribution to current film debate.While the book's critical essays offer keen insight into the complex identities of European cinema, its combination of breadth and detail, and its interdisciplinary focus and background ensure its wider relevance to anyone interested in questions of contemporary culture and European affairs in general. Its stylistic clarity and freedom from jargon make it readable and accessible.The essays have been written by respected academics working in a number of disciplines including Film and Media Studies, Modern Languages, and Cultural Studies.Topics include questions of memory and identity; filmic autobiography and first-person narration; cultural identity; peripheral voices; popular film and political film. Individual directors, and different national cinemas, including those of France, Germany, Northern Ireland, Russia, Scotland and Spain, are viewed in a wider pan-European context.

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									European Identity in Cinema
Film Studies

Author: Wendy Everett
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The identity of European cinema, like the identity of Europe itself, is multiple, complex, and fascinating.
Providing both a general survey of contemporary European cinema production, distribution and exhibition
and detailed critical analysis of specific films, directors, and national cinemas, this volume offers a
stimulating and thought-provoking contribution to current film debate.While the book's critical essays offer
keen insight into the complex identities of European cinema, its combination of breadth and detail, and
its interdisciplinary focus and background ensure its wider relevance to anyone interested in questions of
contemporary culture and European affairs in general. Its stylistic clarity and freedom from jargon make it
readable and accessible.The essays have been written by respected academics working in a number of
disciplines including Film and Media Studies, Modern Languages, and Cultural Studies.Topics include
questions of memory and identity; filmic autobiography and first-person narration; cultural identity;
peripheral voices; popular film and political film. Individual directors, and different national cinemas,
including those of France, Germany, Northern Ireland, Russia, Scotland and Spain, are viewed in a wider
pan-European context.

								
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