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Daniel Calparsoro

Ann Davies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719073649
eISBN:
9781781702093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073649.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Daniel Calparsoro, a director who has contributed to the contemporary scene in Spanish and Basque cinema, has provoked strong reactions from the critics. Reductively dismissed as a purveyor of crude ... More


Competing with Hollywood: National Film Industries Outside Hollywood

Paul Grainge, Mark Jancovich, and Sharon Monteith

in Film Histories: An Introduction and Reader

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619061
eISBN:
9780748670888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619061.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the competitors of the American film industry. The German film industry competed most successfully with America in that its domestic productions outweighed foreign imports in ... More


Space of Scholarship: Trans/National and Comparative Studies

Yingjin Zhang

in Cinema, Space, and Polylocality in a Globalizing China

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833374
eISBN:
9780824870584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833374.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the scale of the national used to occupy the central attention in film studies and argues that the resulting myth of a unified national cinema in a given nation-state must be ... More


The Cinema of Small Nations

Mette Hjort and Duncan Petrie (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625369
eISBN:
9780748671151
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625369.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The guiding premise of this book is that careful analysis of a range of small national cinemas can suggest a number of conceptual models for understanding the persistence of the nation in various ... More


Introduction: The Cultural Politics of Transnational Filmmaking

Dolores Tierney

in New Transnationalisms in Contemporary Latin American Cinemas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748645732
eISBN:
9781474445238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748645732.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The introduction establishes the book’s argument; how transnational cinema has become central to Latin American filmmaking and film industries. It briefly traces the national and global processes ... More


Film and Visual Culture: The Early Showa Era, Historical Contexts, and Narrative Frameworks

Hikari Hori

in Promiscuous Media: Film and Visual Culture in Imperial Japan, 1926-1945

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501714542
eISBN:
9781501709524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714542.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The introductory chapter clarifies the goal of the book, which is to question the monolithic understanding of wartime film and to focus on the complexities and contradictions of national identity ... More


Argentine Cinema and National Identity (1966-1976)

Carolina Rocha

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940544
eISBN:
9781786944955
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940544.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Argentine Cinema and National Identity covers the development of Argentine cinema since the late 1950s to the mid-1970s, a period that has been understudied. Marked by tumultuous political events, ... More


Finding the Nation in Transnational Cinema

Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano

in Japanese Cinema in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835941
eISBN:
9780824871574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835941.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the concept of transnationalism in contemporary Japanese cinema. The term “transnational cinema” has been posed as a substitute for “national cinema,” which has long been ... More


Joseon Cinema, Cinematic Joseon: on some Critical Questions of Joseon Cinema

Dong Hoon Kim

in Eclipsed Cinema: The Film Culture of Colonial Korea

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474421805
eISBN:
9781474434782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421805.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter looks into the varied efforts of filmmakers to develop Joseon film culture and to define what constituted Joseon film from the early 1920s up to the late 1930s. Specifically, it explores ... More


Ireland

Mette Hjort and Duncan Petrie

in The Cinema of Small Nations

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625369
eISBN:
9780748671151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625369.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

As a small and relatively peripheral nation, Ireland's film industry is largely state-funded with additional support from European sources and co-production deals with the commercial industry. It ... More


Scotland

Mette Hjort and Duncan Petrie

in The Cinema of Small Nations

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625369
eISBN:
9780748671151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625369.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This article identifies and explores a central paradox which beset Scottish cinema of the early 2000s. On one hand, that period continued and confirmed the notable achievements of the late 1990s: ... More


Germany: Screen Wars: German National Cinema in the Age of Television

Margit Grieb and Will Lehman

in European Cinemas in the Television Age

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623082
eISBN:
9780748651122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623082.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Television in Germany represents an especially interesting case within Europe due to the country's division after 1949 into two sovereign nations, with radically different trajectories concerning the ... More


Hong Kong

Mette Hjort and Duncan Petrie

in The Cinema of Small Nations

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625369
eISBN:
9780748671151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625369.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter asks, with specific reference to Hong Kong, whether a national cinema can be produced in the absence of a nation-state. Comparisons with Palestinian cinema, which is disconnected from an ... More


Introducing <i>Joseon Cinema</i>: the Question of Film History and the Film Culture of Colonial Korea

Dong Hoon Kim

in Eclipsed Cinema: The Film Culture of Colonial Korea

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474421805
eISBN:
9781474434782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421805.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The introduction presents the main conceptual framework and historiographical methods of the book, detailing the author’s efforts to redefine the concept of the cinema of colonial Korea or “Joseon ... More


Argentine Cinema, 1966–1973

Carolina Rocha

in Argentine Cinema and National Identity (1966-1976)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940544
eISBN:
9781786944955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940544.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In this chapter, I discuss the three cinema laws were passed during military governments of Onganía, Levingston, and Lanusse between 1996 and 1973 as well as the challenges that Argentine cinema ... More


Remaking Chinese Cinema: Through the Prism of Shanghai, Hong Kong, and Hollywood

Yiman Wang

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836078
eISBN:
9780824871178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836078.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

From melodrama to Cantonese opera, from silents to 3D animated film, this book traces cross-Pacific film remaking over the last eight decades, and revolutionizes our understanding of Chinese cinema ... More


The Coming-of-age Film as a Genre: Attributes, Evolution, and Functions

Alistair Fox

in Coming-of-Age Cinema in New Zealand: Genre, Gender and Adaptation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474429443
eISBN:
9781474438438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474429443.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter outlines the generic characteristics, categories, and dominant tropes of the coming-of-age film, relating it to the Bildungsroman in literature, and showing the influence on its ... More


Short Films from a Small Nation: Danish Informational Cinema 1935-1965

C. Claire Thomson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474424134
eISBN:
9781474444712
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424134.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The first book-length study in English of a national corpus of state-sponsored informational film, this book traces how Danish shorts on topics including social welfare, industry, art and ... More


Worlds Within; In the World

Bill Marshall

in Cinéma-monde: Decentred Perspectives on Global Filmmaking in French

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474414982
eISBN:
9781474444736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414982.003.0016
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This epilogue underscores the fact that 'cinéma-monde' always came with a question mark: it was a hypothesis, a heuristic device, conjuring up a 'what would happen if' we looked at Francophone film ... More


Introduction: national cinema and unstable genres

Valentina Vitali

in Capital and popular cinema: The dollars are coming!

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719099656
eISBN:
9781526109774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099656.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

A brief historical overview of the discourses by which in Britain, until the late 1990s, popular genres were excluded from accounts of national cinemas, and of the gradual but very slow recognition, ... More


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