Contemporary Cinema of Latin America: Ten Key Films

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A&C Black, Mar 15, 2003 - Social Science - 206 pages
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This book focuses on a selection of internationally known Latin American films. The chapters are organized around national categories, grounding the readings not only in the context of social and political conditions, but also in those of each national film industry. It is a very useful text for students of the region's cultural output, as well as for students of film studies who wish to learn more about the innovative and often controversial films discussed.
  

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Contents

Images of Mexico in Like Water
36
Justinianos Amnesia
71
The Voyage by Fernando Solanas
105
Pixote by Hector Babenco
142
Making Connections
180
Index of Film Titles
201
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Deborah Shaw is Senior Lecturer in Latin American Studies in the School of Languages and Area Studies at the University of Portsmouth.

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