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Border CrossingRussian Literature into Film

Border Crossing: Russian Literature into Film

Alexander Burry and Frederick White (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474411424
eISBN:
9781474418454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411424.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Each time a border is crossed there are cultural, political, and social issues to be considered. Applying the metaphor of the “border crossing” from one temporal or spatial territory into another, ... More

The Cinema of Ozu YasujiroHistories of the Everyday

The Cinema of Ozu Yasujiro: Histories of the Everyday

Woojeong Joo

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748696321
eISBN:
9781474434775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696321.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Bringing three key issues - Ozu, everyday life and the modern Japanese history - into a unified discussion, The Cinema of Ozu Yasujiro re-examines the renowned film director Ozu Yasujiro and his ... More

The Cinema of Theo Angelopoulos

The Cinema of Theo Angelopoulos

Angelos Koutsourakis and Mark Steven (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748697953
eISBN:
9781474416160
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697953.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book is the first critical assessment of one of the leading figures of modernist European art cinema. Assessing his complete works, the book brings together a team of internationally regarded ... More

Contemporary Russian CinemaSymbols of a New Era

Contemporary Russian Cinema: Symbols of a New Era

Vlad Strukov

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474407649
eISBN:
9781474422024
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407649.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The study captures the emergence of a new cinematic sensibility and provides a relevant interpretative framework—the so-called symbolic mode. The concept is introduced to account for a particular ... More

Douglas Sirk, Aesthetic Modernism and the Culture of Modernity

Douglas Sirk, Aesthetic Modernism and the Culture of Modernity

Victoria L. Evans

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474409391
eISBN:
9781474434737
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474409391.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The first truly interdisciplinary analysis to link Douglas Sirk’s striking visual aesthetic to key movements in twentieth century art and architecture, this book reveals how the exaggerated artifice ... More

Eclipsed CinemaThe Film Culture of Colonial Korea

Eclipsed Cinema: The Film Culture of Colonial Korea

Dong Hoon Kim

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474421805
eISBN:
9781474434782
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421805.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In this ground-breaking investigation into the seldom-studied film culture of colonial Korea (1910-1945), Dong Hoon Kim brings new perspectives to the associations between colonialism, modernity, ... More

Female Stars of British CinemaThe Women in Question

Female Stars of British Cinema: The Women in Question

Melanie Williams

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474405638
eISBN:
9781474434843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474405638.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Film stars are often seen as a predominantly Hollywood creation but this book explores how British cinema developed its own culture of stardom, and how its female stars have been prized by audiences ... More

French-language Road CinemaBorders, Diasporas, Migration and 'New Europe'

French-language Road Cinema: Borders, Diasporas, Migration and 'New Europe'

Michael Gott

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748698677
eISBN:
9781474421966
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748698677.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Over the past two decades road cinema has become an increasingly popular form of expression for European directors. Focusing on a corpus of films from France, Belgium and Switzerland, including works ... More

Hollywood and the Great DepressionAmerican Film, Politics and Society in the 1930s

Hollywood and the Great Depression: American Film, Politics and Society in the 1930s

Iwan Morgan and Philip John Davies (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748699926
eISBN:
9781474426749
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748699926.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This edited collection draws together the works of film experts in the UK and USA. It challenges the popular memory of 1930s Hollywood as a dream factory producing escapist movies to distract ... More

In Secrecy's ShadowThe OSS and CIA in Hollywood Cinema 1941-1979

In Secrecy's Shadow: The OSS and CIA in Hollywood Cinema 1941-1979

Simon Willmetts

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748692996
eISBN:
9781474421935
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692996.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Don DeLillo once described the CIA as “America’s myth”, an agency that “takes on shapes and appearences embodying whatever we need to know ourselves or unburden ourselves.” This book is the story of ... More

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