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Introduction

Ann Davies

in Daniel Calparsoro

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719073649
eISBN:
9781781702093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073649.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter considers the subject of this book: the work of a contemporary Spanish film director, Daniel Calparsoro, in auteurist terms. This study of Calparsoro discusses not only Calparsoro's ... More


White Gypsies: Race and Stardom in Spanish Musicals

Eva Woods Peiró

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816645848
eISBN:
9781452945880
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816645848.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Little has been written about the Spanish film musical, a genre usually associated with the early Franco dictatorship and dismissed by critics as reactionary, escapist fare. A timely and valuable ... More


<i>Surcos</i>: Neorealism, Film Noir, and the Puppet Master

Alejandro Yarza

in The Making and Unmaking of Francoist Kitsch Cinema: From Raza to Pan's Labyrinth

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748699247
eISBN:
9781474444729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748699247.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Critically acclaimed as a milestone of Spanish cinema, Surcos (Furrows, J.A. Nieves Conde, 1951) is the film that single-handedly revolutionized Spanish cinema by introducing the spirit of Neorealism ... More


A Cinema of Contradiction: Spanish Film in the 1960s

Sally Faulkner

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621606
eISBN:
9780748651078
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621606.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

A key decade in world cinema, the 1960s was also a crucial era of change in Spain. This book focuses in depth on this period in Spain, and analyses six films that reflect and interpret these ... More


Mothers

Andrés Zamora

in Featuring Post-National Spain: Film Essays

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781383148
eISBN:
9781781384169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383148.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the fortunes of the maternal figure as an explicit or indirect representation of the nation — the mother of the land — in post-National Spanish cinema. It shows how the maternal ... More


Modernity, Race, and Visibility

Eva Woods Peiró

in White Gypsies: Race and Stardom in Spanish Musicals

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816645848
eISBN:
9781452945880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816645848.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book traces the development of a racialized vision, which was prominently expressed through Gypsy-face and racialized characters in early to mid-twentieth-century Spanish folkloric musical ... More


Performance and Spanish Film

Dean Allbritton, Alejandro Melero, and Tom Whittaker (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719097720
eISBN:
9781526121172
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097720.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

While several critical works on Spanish cinema have centred on the cultural, social and industrial significance of stars, there has been relatively little critical scholarship on what stars are paid ... More


Woody’s Spanish ‘Double’: Vocal Performance, Ventriloquism, and the Sound of Dubbing

Tom Whittaker

in Locating the Voice in Film: Critical Approaches and Global Practices

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190261122
eISBN:
9780190261153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190261122.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

This chapter addresses Woody Allen’s approach to vocal performance as a means of providing a broader meditation on the ventriloquism of the dubbed voice in film by examining the relationship between ... More


<i>Romancero Marroquí</i> and the Francoist Kitsch Politics of Time

Alejandro Yarza

in The Making and Unmaking of Francoist Kitsch Cinema: From Raza to Pan's Labyrinth

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748699247
eISBN:
9781474444729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748699247.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the colonial politics of Franco’s Spain through an analysis of Romancero marroquí (Morrocan Romance, Carlos Velo 1938), a documentary about Spanish Morocco produced during the ... More


Najwa Nimri: the interaction of director and star

Ann Davies

in Daniel Calparsoro

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719073649
eISBN:
9781781702093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073649.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the interaction of the director Calparsoro and the star Calparsoro. Calparsoro has not made his six films unaided and others participated in his work have collaborated to a ... More


A question of love: Los amantes del Círculo Polar (1998)

Rob Stone

in Julio Medem

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072000
eISBN:
9781781701171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072000.003.0023
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses Julio Medem's Los amantes del Círculo Polar. Spanish film audiences grew during the decade of the 1990s, along with the number of private television channels and new cinemas. ... More


Memory: landscapes of the past in Guillermo del Toro's Spanish films

in Spanish Spaces: Landscape, Space and Place in Contemporary Spanish Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318221
eISBN:
9781846317750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317750.002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter describes Guillermo del Toro's highly successful El laberinto del fauno and El espinazo del diablo. These Spanish films present landscapes of fantasy and horror generic to international ... More


The Cinema of Alex de la Iglesia

Peter Buse, Nuria Triana-Toribio, and Andrew Willis

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719071362
eISBN:
9781781700952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071362.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Álex de la Iglesia, initially championed by Pedro Almodóvar, and at one time the enfant terrible of Spanish film, still makes film critics nervous. The director of some of the most important films of ... More


Exaggeration and nation: the politics of performance in the Spanish sophisticated comedy of the 1940s

Stuart Green

in Performance and Spanish Film

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719097720
eISBN:
9781526121172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097720.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores the acting styles of Spanish film in the 1940s. In analysing the so-called sophisticated comedies of early Francoism, it explores how discourses of nation in the post-war decade ... More


The Cultural Politics of Remaking Spanish Horror Films in the Twenty-first Century: <i>Quarantine</i> and <i>Come Out and Play</i>

Andy Willis

in Transnational Film Remakes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474407236
eISBN:
9781474434812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407236.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The 21st century revival in Spanish horror film production has seen both a resurgence of interest in the genre’s Iberian past and an interest in transnational film remakes for North American ... More


The Colour of Kisses: Eroticism and Exoticism in Spanish Film Culture of the 1920s and ’30s

Eva Woods Peiró

in Spanish Erotic Cinema

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474400473
eISBN:
9781474434744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400473.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores the erotic allure of the kiss in 1920s Spanish films, paying special attention to discussions about the cinematic kiss in the Spanish specialised press at the time. It reveals ... More


Spanish Spaces: Landscape, Space and Place in Contemporary Spanish Culture

Ann Davies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318221
eISBN:
9781846317750
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317750
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This study ties contemporary cultural geography with contemporary Spanish culture. The field of cultural geography has grown both extensively and rapidly, as has the field of cultural analysis and ... More


Performance and gesture as crisis in <i>La aldea maldita</i>/<i>The Cursed Village</i> (Florián Rey, 1930)

Sarah Wright

in Performance and Spanish Film

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719097720
eISBN:
9781526121172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097720.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Through a close analysis of the 1930 version of La aldea maldita, this chapter reflects on the influences ushered in by Spain’s embrace of modernity. Touted as ‘Spain’s last silent film’ as well as ... More


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