Irish Film: The Emergence of a Contemporary Cinema
By: Martin McLoone (author)Paperback
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Energetic film activity in Ireland has led to critical debate about the kinds of films that are made and the representation of Ireland they promote. This book explores the images of the Irish found in the cinemas of the USA and Britain and considers how recent Irish-made films might be said to offer a response to them.
Cultural nationalism and popular culture in ireland; cinematic Ireland the traditions of representation; modernization and cultural ferment in Ireland; re-imaging the nation issues and themes in recent Irish cinema; violence and Northern Ireland; the abused child of history "The Butcher Boy"; landscapes and community "December Bride"; women, nation, identity; short films and the new generation.
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