Spanish Film Cultures: The Making And Unmaking Of Spanish Cinema by Núria Triana-toribioSpanish Film Cultures: The Making And Unmaking Of Spanish Cinema by Núria Triana-toribio

Spanish Film Cultures: The Making And Unmaking Of Spanish Cinema

byNúria Triana-toribio

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The past four decades have seen the Spanish film industry rise from isolation in the 1970s to international recognition within European and World Cinema today. Exploring the cultural and political imperatives that governed this success, this book shows how Spanish film culture was deliberately and strategically shaped into its current form.

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Nuria Triana-Toribio is Professor of Hispanic Studies at the University of Kent, UK. Her research interests include Spanish film and film cultures, cultural studies, and popular cinema and culture. She is the author of Spanish National Cinema (2003), co-author of The Cinema of Álex de la Iglesia (2007) and co-editor of the Spanish and...
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Title:Spanish Film Cultures: The Making And Unmaking Of Spanish CinemaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:168 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.02 inPublished:April 28, 2016Publisher:British Film InstituteLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1844578216

ISBN - 13:9781844578214

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
1. The House is Built of the Stones That Were Available
2. And the Winner Is...
3. Being Different: Almodóvar and the Academia
4. Rogue Males, 'Bad' films and 'Bad' loyalties: Santiago Segura and Álex de la Iglesia
5. There's No Such Thing as a Weak Enemy
6. Transatlantic Academia
Epilogue
Notes
Bibliography
Index