Item description for The Cinema of Spain and Portugal (24 Frames) by Alberto Mira...
An overview of Spanish and Portuguese cinema, this volume contains 24 essays, each on a separate seminal film from the region. Films from the early era of cinema up to the present day are featured, from directors such as Florin Rey, Juan Antonio Bardem, Luis Bunuel, Vctor Erice, Manuel Gutirrez Aragn, Pedro Almodvar and Joo Cesar Monteiro. As well as discussions of genre and influences, The Cinema of Spain & Portugal includes in depth studies of films such as La Aldita Maldita (1930, 1947), Death of a Cyclist (1955), Viridiana (1961), Spirit of the Beehive (1973), Abraham's Valley (1993), Tierra (1995), All About My Mother (1999), and Torrente (1998).
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 7.25" Height: 9" Weight: 1.45 lbs.
Release Date May 18, 2005
Publisher Wallflower Press
ISBN 1904764444 ISBN13 9781904764441
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More About Alberto Mira
Alberto Mira is lecturer in modern languages at Oxford Brookes University and has published widely on Spanish theatre and literature.