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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


Borders (The Exemplary Basque Case)

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/9781781383148.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines Basque cinema in relation to Spanish cinema, arguing that it lies neither inside nor outside the Spanish border and instead rests on that very border. It shows that Basque ... More


Introduction: Contexts

Sally Faulkner

in A Cinema of Contradiction: Spanish Film in the 1960s

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621606
eISBN:
9780748651078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621606.003.0001
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 analyses six films that reflect and interpret some of the political, social, economic and cultural ... 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


Prologue

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/9781781383148.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book explores Spanish cinema in the post-national period in relation to four topoi: borders, violence, travels, and mothers. More specifically, it considers the negotiation of the borders of the ... More


Conclusion

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/9780719073649.003.0042
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter provides conclusion for the book. Calparsoro's work brings into prominence some of the assumptions that undergird the framework of this work, and above all the concept of the auteur ... More


Travel (The Transhumant Model)

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/9781781383148.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the theme of travel in Spanish films, with particular emphasis on how Spanish cinema emerged as a venue for offering trips and destinations. It considers the itineraries of ... More


Performing the nation: mannerism and mourning in Spanish heritage cinema

Sally Faulkner

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/9780719097720.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores the relationship between performance and identity in ‘Spanish heritage films’, a type of national cinema that operates from within intermedial, intertextual, and transnational ... More


Violence (Spanish Eyes)

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/9781781383148.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the theme of violence in Spanish films, focusing on the larger cultural context of its pervasiveness in the national cinema. It first considers the trajectory of Rafael Azcona, ... More


Spain: Bipolar Visions, Unified Realities: a General Overview

Valeria Comporesi

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/9780748623082.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on the television–cinema relationship in Spain. After a brief reconstruction of the industrial relationships which have drastically influenced the history of Spanish cinema at ... More


Introduction: One Hundred Years of Sex

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/9781474400473.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the periods, genres and key theoretical issues discussed in the book, paying special attention to the political importance of the destape films of ... More


Spanish Erotic Cinema

Santiago Fouz-Hernandez (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474400473
eISBN:
9781474434744
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400473.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book covers a significant part of the history of Spanish film, from the 1920s until the present day. Starting with a study of the kiss in silent films, the volume explores homoerotic narratives ... 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


The future of nostalgia: revindicating Spanish actors and acting in and through Cine de barrio

Duncan Wheeler

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/9780719097720.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter considers the impact of the Spanish television programme Cine de barrio on popular discourses surrounding national film and performance styles. First airing in 1995, Cine de barrio pairs ... 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


Middlebrow Erotic: Didactic Cinema in the Transition to Democracy

Sally Faulkner

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/9781474400473.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores what the author calls ‘the middlebrow erotic’ in Spanish cinema. It argues that after the abolition of censorship in 1977, eroticism in Spanish film ‘extended beyond subject ... More


La comunidad (2000): modernity and the cinematic past

Peter Buse, Núria Triana Toribio, and Andy Willis

in The Cinema of Alex de la Iglesia

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719071362
eISBN:
9781781700952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071362.003.0026
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

La comunidad invokes or cites genre cinema without ever simply inhabiting any single genre. It is probably most accurate to say that it is a black comedy with elements of horror and thriller. This ... More


Impressions of Africa: Desire, Sublimation and Looking ‘Otherwise’ in Three Spanish Colonial Films

Brad Epps

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/9781474400473.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter starts by connecting 1990s postcolonial film narratives to the ‘jumbled conflux of the exotic and the erotic’ in the three 1940s Spanish films set in Africa: ¡Harka! (dir. Carlos ... More


Sexual Horror Stories: The Eroticisation of Spanish Horror Film (1969–75)

Antonio Lázaro-Reboll

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/9781474400473.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on 1970s erotic horror films. It reveals how the Spanish film press became highly critical of what it perceived as an exploitative commercialisation of eroticism and sexuality in ... More


Framing fearful symmetry: La pelota vasca: la piel contra la piedra (2003)

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/9780719072000.003.0029
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter deals with Julio Medem's film La pelota vasca, which is a documentary about the Basque nationalist movement in Spain. La pelota vasca is a polyphonic patchwork of speakers on this ... More


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