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Alternative Europe
By Ernest Mathijs

Alternative Europe

Eurotrash and Exploitation Cinema Since 1945

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Alternative Europe by Ernest Mathijs

Book Description

This second title in the AlterImage series that investigates previously underexplored areas of popular and cult cinema ( "Underground U.S.A." being the first volume) features over twenty essays from an eclectic range of writers uncovering the cult cinema of Europe. The writers consider such unusual and diverse topics as Russian horror cinema, British exploitation, Belgian alternative cinema, and black "Emmanuelle" films. "Alternative Europe" also includes exclusive interviews with such "trash" film directors as Jess Fano and Brian Yuzna ( "Reanimator," etc.).

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781903364932
ISBN-10: 1903364930
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 170mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Wallflower Press
Publisher: Wallflower Press
Publish Date: 3-Jun-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Ernest Mathijs

Xavier Mendik is director of the Cult Film Archive, Northampton, UK, and general editor of the AlterImage series. Ernest Mathijs is lecturer in film studies at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth.

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