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Scotland: Global Cinema: Genres, Modes and Identities

David Martin-Jones


This book focuses exclusively on the unprecedented explosion of filmmaking in Scotland in the 1990s and 2000s. It explores the various cinematic fantasies of Scotland created by contemporary filmmakers from all over the world — including Scotland, England, France, the United States and India — who braved the weather to shoot in Scotland. The book provides an analysis of ten different genres and modes prevalent in the 1990s/2000s: the comedy, road movie, Bollywood extravaganza, (Loch Ness) monster movie, horror film, costume drama, gangster flick, social realist melodrama, female friendship/U.S ... More

Keywords: filmmaking, Scotland, cinematic fantasies, tourism, globalisation, transnational fantasy, cinematic landscapes, cinema, road movie, Bollywood

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2005 Print ISBN-13: 9780748633913
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633913.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David Martin-Jones, author