Russian Critics on the Cinema of Glasnost

December 11, 2008|
Russian Critics on the Cinema of Glasnost by Michael Brashinsky
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This collection brings together twenty-three essays by some of Russia''s most astute commentators on film and culture, written during the 1980s and published here in English for the first time. Included are reviews of films such as Little Vera and Taxi Blues, which were critically hailed in the West. Their comments illuminate important aspects of Russian filmmaking during this decade and capture a sense of a society in flux during the waning years of communism, as well as conveying the larger context within which Glasnost cinema and culture developed.
Part I: Films in a Shifting Landscape: 1. Cinema without cinema Mikhail Yampolsky; 2. Cinema for every day Yuri Bogomolov; 3. The last romantics Alexander Timofeevsky; 4. Jobless prophets Lev Karakhan; 5. Midseasonal anarchists Marina Drozdova; 6. The most avant garde of all parallel ones Sergei Dobrotvorsky; Part II. Glasnost's Top Te...
Title:Russian Critics on the Cinema of Glasnost
Product dimensions:176 pages, 9.02 X 5.98 X 0.39 in
Shipping dimensions:176 pages, 9.02 X 5.98 X 0.39 in
Published:December 11, 2008
Publisher:Cambridge University Press
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780521087674

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