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New Neapolitan Cinema

Alex Marlow-Mann

Abstract

Vito and the Others (1991), Death of a Neapolitan Mathematician (1992) and Libera (1993), the debuts of three young Neapolitan filmmakers, stood out dramatically from the landscape of Italian cinema in the early 1990s. On the back of their critical success, over the next decade and a half, Naples became a thriving centre for film production. This study of one of the most vital and stimulating currents in contemporary European cinema provides a detailed study of this distinct regional tradition. In tracing the movement's relationship with the popular musical melodramas previously produced in Na ... More

Keywords: Libera, Neapolitan filmmakers, Italian cinema, Naples, film production, European cinema, regional tradition, musical melodramas, cinematic convention, Neapolitan identity

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780748640669
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640669.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Alex Marlow-Mann, author