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Lucia 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 Details

ISBN: 9781860648786
ISBN-10: 1860648789
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 138mm x 30mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: I.B.Tauris
Publisher: I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd
Publish Date: 25-Jul-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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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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