Item description for War Cinema: Hollywood on the Front Line (Short Cuts) by Guy Westwell...
An introduction to and overview of the Hollywood war movie, a linchpin in American cultural imagination. The book considers the history of this genre, one of continuing significance, from All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) to We Were Soldiers (2002). Guy Westwell focuses in particular on representations of the Vietnam War ( Apocalypse Now , Rambo  and Platoon ) and the more recent return to and reexamination of the Second World War ( Saving Private Ryan ).
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 5.75" Height: 7.5" Weight: 0.55 lbs.
Release Date Dec 15, 2005
Publisher Wallflower Press
ISBN 1904764541 ISBN13 9781904764540
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More About Guy Westwell
Guy Westwell is senior lecturer in film studies at London Metropolitan University.