Latsploitation, Exploitation Cinemas, and Latin America (Routledge Advances in Film Studies v. 4)

Latsploitation, Exploitation Cinemas, and Latin America (Routledge Advances in Film Studies v. 4)

By: Dolores Tierney (editor), Victoria Ruetalo (editor)Hardback

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Exploring the much neglected area of Latin American exploitation cinema, this anthology challenges established continental and national histories and canons which often exclude exploitation cinema due to its perceived 'low' cultural status. It argues that Latin American exploitation cinema makes an important aesthetic and social contribution to the larger body of Latin American cinema - often competing with Hollywood and more mainstream national cinemas in terms of popularity.

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Victoria Ruetalo is Associate Professor of Modern Languages and Cultural Studies at the University of Alberta. Dolores Mary Tierney is Lecturer in Film Studies at the University of Sussex.


Introduction: Made "In" Latin America Victoria Ruetalo and Dolores Tierney 1. Outside the Industry: The Case of Juan Orol Ana Lopez I Exploitation Beyond Borders 2. The Reception of Latin American Exploitation Cinema in Spanish Subcultures Antonio Lazaro Reboll 3. Luis Llosa, Corman-Produced Films and Peruvian National Cinema Jeffrey Middents 4. "I wonder who the Read Cannibals are?" Latin America and colonialism in European exploitation cinema Andrew Syder II. Exploitation Auteurs 5. Emilio Vieyra: Argentina's Transnational Master of Horrors Gerard Dapena 6. Arty Exploitation. Cool, Cult and the Cinema of Alejandro Jodorowsky Josetxo Cerdan and Miguel Fernandez Labayen 7. Jose Mojica Marins (Coffin Joe) and the Cultural Politics of Marginality in Third World Film Criticism Dolores Tierney 8. More than Cowboys, Naked Virgins, Werewolves and Vampires? Leon Klimovsky Transatlantic Exploitation Cinema Andy Willis IIII. The Social Side of Exploitation 9. Snuff: Dirty Rumors, Dirty War Jon Beasley-Murray 10. 'Based on a True Story': Mexican Exploitation Movies and Real Life David Wilt IV. Border Exploitation 11. 'Lola, the Truck Driver and Screen Resistance in Cine Fronterizo (Border Cinema) Catherine Benamou 12. The Naco in Mexican Film: Border Cinema and Migrant Audiences Adan Avalos V. Sex, Sex and More Sex 13. Temptations: Isabel Sarli Exposed Victoria Ruetalo 14. Bikinis, Sharks, and Other Swimming Menaces: Rene Cardona Jr.'s Seafaring Gaze Misha MacLaird 15. Sex and the Generals: Reading Brazilian Pornochanchada as Sexploitation Stephanie Dennison 16. 'La ley me las paso por mis huevos': Isela Vega and Mexican Dirty Movies Sergio de la Mora Epilogue: Circulation of Exploitation in Ecuador Gabriela Aleman

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  • publication date: 30/04/2009
  • ISBN13: 9780415993869
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 344
  • ID: 9780415993869
  • weight: 566
  • ISBN10: 0415993865

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