From Moscow to Madrid: Postmodern Cities, European Cinema

From Moscow to Madrid: Postmodern Cities, European Cinema

By: Laura Rascaroli (author), Ewa Mazierska (author)Hardback

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Travelling from Warsaw to Blackpool, Marseilles to Madrid, this lively and accessible book investigates the postmodern nature of contemporary Europe's urban life and cinema and shows how European films represent the cities across old and new Europe. Interdisciplinary in approach, the text engages with diverse films, including "Luna Park", "Run, Lola, Run", "Trainspotting", "Wonderland" and many more. It tackles the issues of postmodernity raised by these films and the changes wrought in European cities since the 1980s under the effects of political change, from the post-communist era in Moscow and Berlin to the effects of Thatcherism in Edinburgh and London.

About Author

Ewa Mazierska is Senior Lecturer in Film & Media Studies at Manchester Metropolitan University. Laura Rascaroli is Toyota Lecturer in Film & Media Studies at the National University of Ireland, Cork.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781860648502
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9781860648502
  • ISBN10: 1860648509

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