By Vrasidas Karalis

ISBN-10: 1441135006

ISBN-13: 9781441135001

ISBN-10: 1441194479

ISBN-13: 9781441194473

The heritage of Greek cinema is a slightly vague and unexamined affair. Greek cinema began slowly after which collapsed; for numerous years it struggled to reinvent itself, produced its first mature works, then collapsed thoroughly and nearly vanished. as a result of any such complicated ancient trajectory no finished survey of the improvement of Greek cinema has been written in English. This publication is the 1st to discover its improvement and the contexts that outlined it through targeting its major movies, personalities and theoretical discussions.

A heritage of Greek Cinema makes a speciality of the early a long time and the makes an attempt to set up a "national" cinema worthy to social solidarity and nationwide id. It additionally analyses the issues and the dilemmas that many Greek administrators confronted with a view to identify a different Greek cinema language and offers many of the phases of improvement during the history of the turbulent political historical past of the rustic. The booklet combines old research and discussions approximately cinematic shape in to build a story heritage approximately Greek cinematic successes and screw ups.

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