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Eastern Extreme: The Presentation of Eastern Europe as a Site of Monstrosity in La Vie nouvelle and Import/Export

Michael Goddard

in The New Extremism in Cinema: From France to Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641604
eISBN:
9780748651221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641604.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Despite the breakdown of the Cold War division of Europe into separate Western and Eastern political zones, Eastern Europe is presented condescendingly as the ‘new Europe’ as if it had no history ... More


Beyond Eastern Noir: Reimaging Russia and Eastern Europe in Nordic Cinemas

Anna Estera Mrozewicz

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474418102
eISBN:
9781474444675
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474418102.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book addresses representations of Russia and neighbouring Eastern Europe in post-1989 Nordic cinemas, investigating their hitherto-overlooked transnational dimension. Departing from the dark ... More


East, West and Centre: Reframing post-1989 European Cinema

Michael Gott and Todd Herzog (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748694150
eISBN:
9781474408592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694150.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Twenty-five years have passed since the fall of the Berlin Wall and the end of communism in Eastern Europe, ten years have passed since the first formerly communist states entered the E.U. and an ... More


The Cinematic Bodies of Eastern Europe and Russia: Between Pain and Pleasure

Ewa Mazierska, Matilda Mroz, and Elzbieta Ostrowska (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474405140
eISBN:
9781474426718
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474405140.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This edited collection is the first book to draw together a range of theoretical and critical approaches relating to the filmed human bodies of Eastern European and Russian cinema. While much ... More


East, West and Centre: ‘Mapping Post-1989 European Cinema’

Michael Gott and Todd Herzog

in East, West and Centre: Reframing post-1989 European Cinema

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748694150
eISBN:
9781474408592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694150.003.0019
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Since the fall of the Berlin Wall and the end of the Cold War, it is both possible and necessary to remap our conceptions of Europe, European citizenship and European cinema(s). Political, social, ... More


Shaping the Cinematic Bodies of Eastern Europe and Russia

Ewa Mazierska, Matilda Mroz, and Elżbieta Ostrowska

in The Cinematic Bodies of Eastern Europe and Russia: Between Pain and Pleasure

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474405140
eISBN:
9781474426718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474405140.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This collection offers a series of perspectives on the bodies of Eastern European and Russian cinema, a terrain of growing scholarly interest, but one which remains under-researched, for reasons that ... More


Borders: Russia and Eastern Europe as a Crime Scene

Anna Estera Mrozewicz

in Beyond Eastern Noir: Reimaging Russia and Eastern Europe in Nordic Cinemas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474418102
eISBN:
9781474444675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474418102.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The first chapter is concerned with the cinematic narratives of Eastern noir, which adopt a border discourse and imagine Russia (and thereby often Eastern Europe) as a crime scene. In these crime ... More


Challenging the East–West Divide in Ulrich Seidl’s Import Export (2007)

Nikhil Sathe

in East, West and Centre: Reframing post-1989 European Cinema

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748694150
eISBN:
9781474408592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694150.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter argues that Ulrich Seidl's Import/Export (2007) expands Austrian cinema's depiction of Eastern Europe and of Eastern European figures by challenging long-held, yet dissolving conceptions ... More


Bulgaria

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/9780748625369.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the wholesale transformation in the Bulgarian film industry since the collapse of Communism in 1989. The coming of capitalism led to the withdrawal of state support for creative ... More


Charter Impact: Influencing Local Self-Government in Europe

C. M. G. Himsworth

in The European Charter of Local Self-Government: A Treaty for Local Democracy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474403337
eISBN:
9781474416092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403337.003.0006
Subject:
Law, EU Law

An important question in relation to the European Charter of Local Self-Government is how to measure the treaty’s actual impact on the law and practice of local government in Europe. This chapter ... More


General Conclusions

C. M. G. Himsworth

in The European Charter of Local Self-Government: A Treaty for Local Democracy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474403337
eISBN:
9781474416092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403337.003.0008
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This final chapter traces the European Charter of Local Self-Government’s trajectory over its thirty years. It was born in times of post-War European enthusiasm for co-operation between states; ... More


IRD Distribution Patterns and Media Operations

John Jenks

in British Propaganda and News Media in the Cold War

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623143
eISBN:
9780748651344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623143.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter addresses the Information Research Department (IRD)'s wary yet persistent relationship with journalists and publicists. The IRD depended on networks of information officers, information ... More


Dubbing and Doubling Over: The Disorientation of France in the Films of Michael Haneke and Krzysztof Kieślowski

Alison Rice

in East, West and Centre: Reframing post-1989 European Cinema

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748694150
eISBN:
9781474408592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694150.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter considers the remarkable movements of characters from Eastern European countries in films by both Haneke and Kieslowski and the way they resituate and reorient France in particular and ... More


Journey to Poland: Documentary Landscapes of the Holocaust

Maurizio Cinquegrani

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474403573
eISBN:
9781474453592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403573.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Journey to Poland: Documentary Landscapes of the Holocaust provides a new topographical methodology for the study of cinema and the Holocaust and addresses crucial issues of memory and history in ... More


Journeys on Screen: Theory, Ethics, Aesthetics

Louis Bayman and Natália Pinazza (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474421836
eISBN:
9781474460118
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421836.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This collection seeks to position the journey as a persistent presence across cinema, and fundamental to its position within modernity. It addresses the innovative appeal of journey narratives from ... More


Changing Sides: East/West Travesties in Lionel Baier’s Comme des voleurs (à l’est)

Kris Van Heuckelom

in East, West and Centre: Reframing post-1989 European Cinema

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748694150
eISBN:
9781474408592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694150.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter takes as its point of departure the Francophone Swiss road movie Comme des voleurs (à l’est)/Stealth (Lionel Baier, 2006), a film which – for a variety of reasons – seems to be quite ... More


The Holocaust and the Cinematic Landscapes of Postmemory in Lithuania, Hungary and Ukraine

Maurizio Cinquegrani

in Journeys on Screen: Theory, Ethics, Aesthetics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474421836
eISBN:
9781474460118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421836.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter charts the cinematic itineraries and maps the sites of memory, or the lieux de mémoire, of the Holocaust in Eastern Europe by means of a discussion of three main case studies, the ... More


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