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European Cinemas in the Television Age

Dorota Ostrowska and Graham Roberts


This book represents a radical attempt to rethink the post-war history of European cinemas. The chapters approach the subject from the perspective of television's impact on the culture of cinema's production, distribution, consumption, and reception. Thus, they indicate a new direction for the debate about the future of cinema in Europe. In every European country, television has transformed the economic, technological, and aesthetic terms in which the process of cinema production is conducted. Television's growing popularity has drastically reshaped cinema's audiences, and has forced governmen ... More

Keywords: post-war history, European cinema, culture of cinema, cinema production, cinema distribution, cinema consumption, reception, television, cinematic criticism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780748623082
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623082.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Dorota Ostrowska, author

Graham Roberts, author