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The Iron Curtain Effect: Nordic Eastern Noir

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/9781474418102.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The introduction looks at the importance of geopolitical borders for Nordic cinematic constructions of the neighbouring countries that lay behind the Iron Curtain. Offering an overview of rich ... 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


Film Comedy in Scandinavia

William V. Costanzo

in When the World Laughs: Film Comedy East and West

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190924997
eISBN:
9780190925031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190924997.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

In the peculiar world of Nordic comedy, “quirky feel-good” movies and their darker cousins perpetuate an offbeat brand of humor dating back to the Viking sagas. This chapter examines the history of ... More


Films on Ice: Cinemas of the Arctic

Scott MacKenzie and Anna Westerstahl Stenport (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748694174
eISBN:
9781474408561
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694174.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The first book to address the vast diversity of Northern circumpolar cinemas from a transnational perspective, Films on Ice: Cinemas of the Arctic presents the region as one of great and previously ... More


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