100 Years of Spanish Cinema

100 Years of Spanish Cinema

By: Inmaculada Alvarez (author), Alejandra Sanchez (author), Anitra Grisales (author), Alejandra B. Osorio (author), Tatjana Pavlovic (author), Rosana Blanco-Cano (author)Hardback

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100 Years of Spanish Cinema provides an in-depth look at the most important movements, films, and directors of twentieth-century Spain from the silent era to the present day. A glossary of film terms provides definitions of essential technical, aesthetic, and historical terms Features a visual portfolio illustrating key points of many of the films analyzed Includes a clear, concise timeline to help students quickly place films and genres in Spain's political, economical, and historical contexts Discusses over 20 films including Amor Que Mata, Un Chien Andalou, Viridana, El Verdugo, El Crimen de Cuenca, and Pepi, Luci, Born

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Tatjana Pavlovic is Associate Professor of Spanish at Tulane University in New Orleans. Inmaculada Alvarez is a Visiting Assistant Professor at University of California, Riverside. Rosana Blanco-Cano is Assistant Professor at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. Anitra Grisales is a freelance editor and translator specializing in film and media studies. Alejandra Osorio is a professor in the Communications Department of the Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana-Cuajimalpa, Mexico. Alejandra Sanchez is a Ph.D. candidate at Tulane University in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese.


List of Figures. About the Authors. Acknowledgments. Preface. 1. Silent Cinema and its Pioneers (1906-1930). El ciego de aldea, Angel Garcia Cardona. Amor que mata, Fructuos Gelabert. Don Pedro el Cruel, Ricardo Banos, Albert Marro. La aldea maldita, Florian Rey. 2. Surrealism (1924-1930) and the Advent of Sound (the Second Republic: 1931-1936). Un chien andalou, Luis Bunuel. Tierra sin pan, Luis Bunuel. 3. Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). Suspiros de Espana, Benito Perojo. Canciones para despues de una guerra, Basilio Martin Patino. 4. The Autarky: Papier-Mache Cinema (1939-1950). Raza, Jose Luis Saenz de Heredia. Locura de amor, Juan de Orduna. 5. Neorealism: Status Quo and Dissent (1951-1961). El cochecito, Marco Ferreri. Viridiana, Luis Bunuel. 6. The "Liberal" Dictatorship and its Agony (1962-1975). El verdugo, Luis Garcia Berlanga. El jardin de las delicias, Carlos Saura. 7. Cinema of the Transition: The Period of Disenchantment (1975-1979). El desencanto, Jaime Chavarri. El crimen de Cuenca, Pilar Miro. 8. Post-Franco Spain: The Pedro Almodovar Phenomenon (1980-1991). Pepi, Luci, Bom, y otras chicas del monton, Pedro Almodovar. 'Que he hecho yo para merecer esto!, Pedro Almodovar. 9. Contemporary Trends (1992 to the Present). Vacas, Julio Medem. Caricies, Ventura Pons. Flores de otro mundo, Iciar Bollain. The Secret Life of Words (La vida secreta de las palabras) , Isabel Coixet. Glossary of Film Terms. Historical Chronology. Notes. Bibliography. Index

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  • publication date: 24/10/2008
  • ISBN13: 9781405184205
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 296
  • ID: 9781405184205
  • weight: 572
  • ISBN10: 1405184205

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