This volume offers a detailed and comprehensive analysis of British film culture from 1997 to the present.
Using a wide range of films from the Blair era and beyond as case studies - from from "Notting Hill" (1999) and "Billy Elliot "(2000) to "28 Days Later" (2002) and "The Queen" (2006).
It examines the ways in which recent British film making might be regarded as distinctive, relevant and successful.
About the Author
James Leggott is Lecturer in Film and Television Studies at Northumbria University. He has published on various aspects of British film and television culture, and is a contributor to The Trouble With Men : Masculinities in European and Hollywood Cinema (2004).
"An informative, discursive and wide-ranging survey of home-produced cinema of the Blair and Brown eras." -- "Time Out London"
|Definitions and approaches||p. 5|
|Industry and culture||p. 15|
|Genre and british cinema||p. 53|
|Representing contemporary britain||p. 83|
Series: Short Cuts
For Ages: 22+ years old
Number Of Pages: 144
Published: 1st November 2008
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.3 x 1.167
Weight (kg): 0.276