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An alternative model of film production: film units in Poland after WW2

Ostrowska, Dorota (2012) An alternative model of film production: film units in Poland after WW2. In: Imre, A. (ed.) A Companion to Eastern European Cinemas. The Wiley-Blackwell Companions to National Cinemas. Oxford, UK: Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 453-465. ISBN 9781444337259.

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Book synopsis: A Companion to Eastern European Cinemas showcases twenty-five essays written by established and emerging film scholars that trace the history of Eastern European cinemas and offer an up-to-date assessment of post-socialist film cultures. Showcases critical historical work and up-to-date assessments of post-socialist film cultures Features consideration of lesser known areas of study, such as Albanian and Baltic cinemas, popular genre films, cross-national distribution and aesthetics, animation and documentary Places the cinemas of the region in a European and global context Resists the Cold War classification of Eastern European cinemas as “other” art cinemas by reconnecting them with the main circulation of film studies Includes discussion of such films as Taxidermia, El Perro Negro, 12:08 East of Bucharest Big Tõll, and Breakfast on the Grass and explores the work of directors including Tamás Almási, Walerian Borowczyk, Roman Polanski, Jerzy Skolimowski, Andrzej ¯u³awski, and Karel Vachek amongst many others

Item Type: Book Section
School or Research Centre: Birkbeck Schools and Research Centres > School of Arts > Film, Media and Cultural Studies
Depositing User: Dr Dorota Ostrowska
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2012 11:35
Last Modified: 08 Apr 2014 11:08
URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/5811

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