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The Cinema of Britain and Ireland (24 Frames)

by Brian McFarlane

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Published by Wallflower Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Films, cinema,
  • General,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Cinema/Film: Book,
  • British Isles,
  • Film & Video - General,
  • Performing Arts / Film / General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRoy Ward Baker (Preface)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8773240M
    ISBN 101904764398
    ISBN 109781904764397

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Consequently, "Cinema of Britain and Ireland" points the American reader in the direction of some very interesting films that are both well-made and not overexposed. The contributors all avoid academic jargon in their discussions, and the book reads quickly and makes you want to see these unfamiliar titles as soon as possible.5/5(1).

As well as discussions of genre and influences, The Cinema of Britain and Ireland includes in-depth studies of films such as Room at the Top (), The Italian Job (), The Man Who Fell to Earth (), Distant Voices, Still Lives (), Orlando (), and Sweet Sixteen (). Get this from a library. The cinema of Britain and Ireland.

[Brian McFarlane;] -- A fresh, concise but wide-ranging introduction to and overview of British and Irish cinema, this volume contains 24 essays, each on a separate seminal film from the region.

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The Cinema of Britain and Ireland is part of Wallflower Press’ admirable 24 Frames series, and constitutes 24 essays by leading academics which highlight important themes within British cinema through illustrative case studies of neglected or forgotten films.

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