The New Brazilian Cinema
Edited by Lucia Nagib
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New Brazilian Cinema by Lucia Nagib
Book DescriptionLucia Nagib presents a comprehensive critical survey of Brazilian film production since the mid 1990s, which has become known as the "renaissance of Brazilian cinema". Besides explaining the recent boom, this book elaborates on the new aesthetic tendencies of recent productions, as well as their relationships to earlier traditions of Brazilian cinema. Internationally acclaimed films, such as "Central Station", "Seven Days in September" and "Orpheus", are analysed alongside daringly experimental works, such as "Chronically Unfeasible", "Starry Sky" and "Perfumed Ball". Contributors include Carlos Diegues, Robert Stam, Laura Mulvey and Jose Carlos Avellar.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781860648786
(216mm x 138mm x 30mm)
Publisher: I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd
Publish Date: 25-Jul-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Lucia Nagib
Impure Cinema, Paperback (September 2013)
Andre Bazin's famous article, 'Pour un cinema impur: defense de l'adaptation', was first translated into English simply as 'In Defence of Mixed Cinema', probably to avoid any uncomfortable sexual or racial resonances the word 'impure' might have.
Theorizing World Cinema, Paperback (November 2011)
Offers a range of approaches and case studies whose organizing principle is the developing idea of polycentrism as applied to cinema. In this title, the authors refine and redefine key concepts in film studies, including identification and identity, narrative and realism, allegory and the national project, auteurism and the popular, art and genre.
World Cinema and the Ethics of Realism, Paperback (March 2011)
A study of world cinema, illustrating how its creative peaks stem from the urge to reveal otherwise hidden political and social dimensions of reality. It includes case studies drawn from a wide range of realist trends, including the Japanese New Wave, the nouvelle vague, the Cinema Novo, the New German Cinema, and the Inuit Indigenous Cinema.
Realism and the Audiovisual Media, Hardback (October 2009)» View all books by Lucia Nagib
This collection examines two recent phenomena: the return of realist tendencies and practices in world cinema and television, and the 'rehabilitation' of realism in film and media theory. The contributors investigate these two phenomena in detail, querying their origins, relations, divergences and intersections from a variety of perspectives.
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Author Biography - Lucia Nagib
Lucia Nagib is Associate Professor at the Institute of Arts, State University of Campinas, Brazil, and the author of a number of books, including The Renaissance of Brazilian Cinema: Interviews with 90 Filmmakers of the 90s.
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