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Macmillan Higher Education

Spanish Film Cultures

The Making and Unmaking of Spanish Cinema

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British Film Institute

Pages: 168
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Cultural Histories of Cinema

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The past four decades have seen the Spanish film industry rise from isolation in the 1970s to international recognition within European and World Cinema today. Exploring the cultural and political imperatives that governed...

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The past four decades have seen the Spanish film industry rise from isolation in the 1970s to international recognition within European and World Cinema today. Exploring the cultural and political imperatives that governed this success, this book shows how Spanish film culture was deliberately and strategically shaped into its current form.

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N?ria TrianaToribio is a respected authority on Spanish cinema her last book on Spanish national cinema was hailed as 'a milestone'
Part of the prestigious new BFI Cultural Histories of Cinema series, edited by two of the world's leading Film and Media Studies scholars Haidee Wasson and Lee Grieveson
Looks at film culture rather than film content a burgeoning area of Film Studies

Acknowledgments
Introduction
1. The House is Built of the Stones That Were Available
2. And the Winner Is
3. Being Different: Almodóvar and the Academia
4. Rogue Males, 'Bad' films and 'Bad' loyalties: Santiago Segura and Álex de la Iglesia
5. There's No Such Thing as a Weak Enemy
6. Transatlantic Academia
Epilogue
Notes
Bibliography
Index.

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Nuria Triana-Toribio is Professor of Hispanic Studies at the University of Kent, UK. Her research interests include Spanish film and film cultures, cultural studies, and popular cinema and culture. She is the author of Spanish National Cinema (2003), co-author of The Cinema of Álex de la Iglesia (2007) and co-editor of the Spanish and Latin Filmmakers series for Manchester University Press.

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Nuria Triana-Toribio is Professor of Hispanic Studies at the University of Kent, UK. Her research interests include Spanish film and film cultures, cultural studies, and popular cinema and culture. She is the author of Spanish National Cinema (2003), co-author of The Cinema of Álex de la Iglesia (2007) and co-editor of the Spanish and Latin Filmmakers series for Manchester University Press.

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