Desires for Reality: Radicalism and Revolution in Western European Film

As with many aspects of European cultural life, film was galvanized and transformed by the revolutionary fervor of 1968 This groundbreaking study provides a full account of the era s cinematic crises, innovations, and provocations, as well as the social and aesthetic contexts in which they appeared The author mounts a genuinely fresh analysis of a contested period in whiAs with many aspects of European cultural life, film was galvanized and transformed by the revolutionary fervor of 1968 This groundbreaking study provides a full account of the era s cinematic crises, innovations, and provocations, as well as the social and aesthetic contexts in which they appeared The author mounts a genuinely fresh analysis of a contested period in which everything from the avant garde experiments of Godard, Pasolini, Schroeter, and Fassbinder to the low cinematic genres of horror, pornography, and the Western reflected the cultural upheaval of youth in revolt a cinema for the barricades.
Desires for Reality Radicalism and Revolution in Western European Film As with many aspects of European cultural life film was galvanized and transformed by the revolutionary fervor of This groundbreaking study provides a full account of the era s cinematic crises

  • Title: Desires for Reality: Radicalism and Revolution in Western European Film
  • Author: Benjamin Halligan
  • ISBN: 9781785331107
  • Page: 168
  • Format: Hardcover
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