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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: ‘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


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


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


Emir Kusturica

Giorgio Bertellini

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038891
eISBN:
9780252096853
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038891.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Emir Kusturica is one of Eastern Europe's most celebrated and influential filmmakers. Over the course of a thirty-year career, Kusturica has navigated a series of geopolitical fault lines to produce ... More


Introduction: Popular television in authoritarian Europe – a popular conundrum?

Peter Goddard

in Popular television in authoritarian Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719082399
eISBN:
9781781707302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082399.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

In introducing the key concerns of the book, this chapter opens by examining the implications of the term ‘popular’ as it has normally been applied to television in the UK, USA and Western Europe, ... More


The Art of a Romantic Trickster

Giorgio Bertellini

in Emir Kusturica

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038891
eISBN:
9780252096853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038891.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter provides an overview of the political background that has shaped Emir Kusturica's films. Generationally and critically, Kusturica is the most renowned filmmaker associated both with the ... More


The Cinema of Béla Tarr: The Circle Closes

András Bálint Kovács

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165310
eISBN:
9780231850377
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165310.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book is a critical analysis of the work of Hungary's most prominent and internationally best known film director, written by a scholar who has followed Béla Tarr's career through a close ... 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


Popular television in authoritarian Europe

Peter Goddard (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719082399
eISBN:
9781781707302
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082399.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This collection brings together work on forms of popular television produced within the authoritarian regimes of Europe after World War II. Ten chapters based on new and original research examine ... 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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