Item description for The Cinematic Tango: Contemporary Argentine Film by Tamara L. Falicov...
The Cinematic Tango explores the cultural politics of over sixty years of filmmaking in Argentina. From the 1940s when film was a successful studio product to the 1980s post-dictatorship period when national cinema was utilized as a public relations tool, Tamara L. Falicov explores how national culture on film has been shaped, articulated, and debated. She provides in-depth analysis of Argentina's contemporary period, when financial incentives led to the production of commercial "blockbusters" as well as new opportunities for first-time directors, sparking a surge of low-budget, independent filmmaking.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 6.25" Height: 9.25" Weight: 0.8 lbs.
Release Date Nov 1, 2006
Publisher Wallflower Press
ISBN 1904764924 ISBN13 9781904764922
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More About Tamara L. Falicov
Tamara L. Falicov is associate professor in the department of theatre and film and Latin American studies at the University of Kansas.