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Introduction

Michael Gott

in French-language Road Cinema: Borders, Diasporas, Migration and 'New Europe'

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748698677
eISBN:
9781474421966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748698677.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The introduction discusses the political, cultural and cinematic contexts of contemporary European French-language road cinema. It also identifies defines ‘road cinema’ as used in this book and ... More


Road Movie: Scotland in the World

David Martin-Jones

in Scotland: Global Cinema: Genres, Modes and Identities

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633913
eISBN:
9780748651207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633913.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores the place of the road movie in Scottish cinema. After providing a brief overview of existing literature on the genre, it discusses the history of road movies featuring Scotland, ... More


Remapping the European Road

Michael Gott

in French-language Road Cinema: Borders, Diasporas, Migration and 'New Europe'

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748698677
eISBN:
9781474421966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748698677.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter assessesfive contemporary films from three different nations that respond to the Europeanization of economies and identity formulations with a particular eye on how the passages through ... More


Revolutionary Road Movies: Walter Salles’ Diarios De Motocicleta (Motorcycle Diaries 2004) and On The Road (2012)

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/9780748645732.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores how Walter Salles’ Diarios de motocicleta and On the Road use road movie conventions to forward their political agendas. It establishes the interconnectedness of the near ... More


An Ostrich, a Backhoe and a few Ski-Doos: Tracking the Road Movie in Quebec and Beyond

Thibaut Schilt

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/9781474414982.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on the presence of the road movie in Quebec cinema. The province’s grands espaces, its famous snowy winters, and the ubiquitous presence of the Saint Lawrence River in the life ... More


Introduction

Dimitris Eleftheriotis

in Cinematic Journeys: Film and Movement

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633128
eISBN:
9780748651269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633128.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book investigates the reasons that the cinematic movement of the frame becomes such an attractive and pervasive aesthetic in cinema in general and in travel films in particular. The chapter is ... More


Families in Motion

Daniela Berghahn

in Far-Flung Families in Film: The Diasporic Family in Contemporary European Cinema

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748642908
eISBN:
9780748689088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642908.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Invoking Bakhtin’s influential concept of the chronotope and its productive appropriation in Paul Gilroy’s discussion of the Black Atlantic and in Hamid Naficy’s work on accented cinema, this chapter ... More


Road

Alison J. Murray Levine

in Vivre Ici: Space, Place and Experience in Contemporary French Documentary

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786940414
eISBN:
9781789629408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940414.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter considers three films by French documentary auteurs who late in their careers, chose to make road movies of sorts: Chris Marker’s Chats perchés/The Case of the Grinning Cat (2004); Agnès ... More


Travelling Beyond the National: Mobile Citizenship and Flexible Identities in French-Language Return Road Movies

Michael Gott

in French-language Road Cinema: Borders, Diasporas, Migration and 'New Europe'

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748698677
eISBN:
9781474421966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748698677.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines what is likely the increasingly prevalent ‘return to origins’ movie. A close look at the corpus of French-language road cinema of the past twenty years reveals a genre that ... More


Colonialism in Latin American Road Movies

Natália Pinazza

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/9781474421836.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Since the 1990s there has been a marked increase in Latin American road movies. The adoption of this internationally recognised genre has enabled those films to be considered part of, and in dialogue ... More


Scotland: Global Cinema: Genres, Modes and Identities

David Martin-Jones

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633913
eISBN:
9780748651207
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633913.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book focuses exclusively on the unprecedented explosion of filmmaking in Scotland in the 1990s and 2000s. It explores the various cinematic fantasies of Scotland created by contemporary ... More


Introduction: Fantasy Scotlands

David Martin-Jones

in Scotland: Global Cinema: Genres, Modes and Identities

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633913
eISBN:
9780748651207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633913.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book examines filmmaking in Scotland in the 1990s and 2000s in a global context and considers the different identities on offer in the various fantasy Scotlands created by filmmakers from around ... More


‘From Hollywood and Back’: Alfonso Cuarón’s Adventures in Genre

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/9780748645732.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 2 explores the cinematic transnationality of Alfonso Cuarón arguing that genre contestation, and the Hollywood vector in his career are key to understanding the ways in which his avowedly ... More


Beyond Anti-Americanism, Beyond Euro-Centrism: Locating Bruno Dumont's Twentynine Palms in the Context of European Cinematic Extremism

Neil Archer

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/9780748641604.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter looks at Bruno Dumont's reworking of the American road movie, Twentynine Palms (France, 2003). It identifies and explores one of the key aspects of a European cinema of new extremism — ... More


Conclusion

Michael Gott

in French-language Road Cinema: Borders, Diasporas, Migration and 'New Europe'

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748698677
eISBN:
9781474421966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748698677.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The conclusion builds on Chapter 5’s discussion migrant travel by asking if migrant films and indeed European anxieties over the issue of migration might lead to the end of the road for ready ... More


French-language Road Cinema: Borders, Diasporas, Migration and 'New Europe'

Michael Gott

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748698677
eISBN:
9781474421966
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748698677.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Over the past two decades road cinema has become an increasingly popular form of expression for European directors. Focusing on a corpus of films from France, Belgium and Switzerland, including works ... More


Sic transit: The Serial Killer Road Movie

Louis Bayman

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/9781474421836.003.0017
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter considers the serial killer road movie through a comparison of Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (USA, 1987) and Sightseers (UK, 2012). After outlining the importance of mobility in ... More


‘L’oued revient toujours dans son lit’: Franco-Maghrebi identity in Hassan Legzouli’s film Ten’ja

Ramona Mielusel

in Reimagining North African immigration: Identities in flux in French literature, television and film

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780719099489
eISBN:
9781526135902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099489.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The complex question of identity has always been the center of interest of Franco-Maghrebi literature and cinema. It is also the main subject in Ten’ja, a 2004 film by Franco-Moroccan director Hassan ... More


On the road: British journeys

Paul Newland

in British films of the 1970s

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719082252
eISBN:
9781781705049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082252.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores the ways in which some British films of the 1970s are structured around journeys undertaken by lone individuals. It primarily focuses on two films, O Lucky Man! and Radio On, ... More


Spaces of Failure: The Gendering of Neoliberal Mobilities in the US Indie Road Movie

Anna Cooper

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/9781474421836.003.0016
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This article examines the contemporary woman-directed road movie, including Little Miss Sunshine (Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris, 2006), Gas Food Lodging (Allison Anders, 1992), and Wendy and Lucy ... More


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