From Moscow to Madrid by Ewa Mazierska
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From Moscow to Madrid
By Ewa Mazierska

From Moscow to Madrid

Postmodern Cities, European Cinema

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From Moscow to Madrid by Ewa Mazierska

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Travelling from Warsaw to Blackpool, Marseilles to Madrid, this lively and accessible book investigates the postmodern nature of contemporary Europe's urban life and cinema and shows how European films represent the cities across old and new Europe. Interdisciplinary in approach, the text engages with diverse films, including "Luna Park", "Run, Lola, Run", "Trainspotting", "Wonderland" and many more. It tackles the issues of postmodernity raised by these films and the changes wrought in European cities since the 1980s under the effects of political change, from the post-communist era in Moscow and Berlin to the effects of Thatcherism in Edinburgh and London.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781860648519
ISBN-10: 1860648517
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 19mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: I.B.Tauris
Publisher: I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd
Publish Date: 24-Oct-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Ewa Mazierska

Ewa Mazierska is Senior Lecturer in Film & Media Studies at Manchester Metropolitan University. Laura Rascaroli is Toyota Lecturer in Film & Media Studies at the National University of Ireland, Cork.

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