A History of Greek Cinema by Vrasidas Karalis

By Vrasidas Karalis

The heritage of Greek cinema is a slightly imprecise and unexamined affair. Greek cinema began slowly after which collapsed; for a number of years it struggled to reinvent itself, produced its first mature works, then collapsed thoroughly and nearly vanished. as a result of this kind of advanced old trajectory no entire survey of the advance of Greek cinema has been written in English. This ebook is the 1st to discover its improvement and the contexts that outlined it by means of targeting its major motion pictures, personalities and theoretical discussions.

A background of Greek Cinema specializes in the early many years and the makes an attempt to set up a "national" cinema necessary to social unity and nationwide id. It additionally analyses the issues and the dilemmas that many Greek administrators confronted so that it will identify a unique Greek cinema language and provides many of the phases of improvement through the historical past of the turbulent political heritage of the rustic. The e-book combines ancient research and discussions approximately cinematic shape in to build a story historical past approximately Greek cinematic successes and screw ups.

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