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New Transnationalisms in Contemporary Latin American Cinemas

Dolores Tierney


In the late 1990s and early 2000s Latin American films Amores perros, Diarios de motocicleta, El hijo de la novia, Y tu mamá también, and Cidade de Deus enjoyed unprecedented critical and commercial success in global markets. Benefiting from external financial and/or creative input, these films were considered examples of transnational cinema. This book examines the six transnational directors (Iñárritu, Cuarón, del Toro, Meirelles, Salles and Campanella), who made these and the subsequent commercially successful and mostly ‘deterritorialized’ films (21 Grams, Babel, Biutiful, El espinazo del ... More

Keywords: Latin American film, transnational cinema, transnational films, transnational auteurs, Latin American politics, commercial filmmaking

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780748645732
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2018 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748645732.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Dolores Tierney, author
University of Sussex