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European Cinema : Face to Face with Hollywood - Thomas Elsaesser

European Cinema

Face to Face with Hollywood

Paperback Published: 22nd June 2005
ISBN: 9789053565940
Number Of Pages: 566

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In the face of renewed competition from Hollywood since the early 1980s and the challenges posed to Europe's national cinemas by the fall of the Wall in 1989, independent filmmaking in Europe has begun to re-invent itself. European Cinema: Face to Face with Hollywood re-assesses the different debates and presents a broader framework for understanding the forces at work since the 1960s. These include the interface of "world cinema" and the rise of Asian cinemas, the importance of the international film festival circuit, the role of television, as well as the changing aesthetics of auteur cinema. New audiences have different allegiances, and new technologies enable networks to reshape identities, but European cinema still has an important function in setting critical and creative agendas, even as its economic and institutional bases are in transition.

Preface
Introduction - European Cinema: Conditions of Impossibility? [2005]
National Cinema: Re-Definitions and New Directions European Culture, National Cinema, the Auteur and Hollywood [1994]
ImpersoNations: National Cinema, Historical Imaginaries [2005]
Film Festival Networks: the New Topographies of Cinema in Europe [2005]
Double Occupancy and Small Adjustments: Space, Place and Policy in the New European Cinema since the 1990s [2005]
Auteurs and Art Cinemas: Modernism and Self-Reference Ingmar Berman - Person and Persona: The Mountain of Modern Cinema on the Road to Morocco [1994]
Late Losey: Time Lost and Time Found [1985]
Around Painting and the "End of Cinema": A Propos Jacques Rivette's La Belle Noiseuse [1992]
Spellbound by Peter Greenaway: In the Dark ... and Into the Light [1996]
The Body as Perceptual Surface: The Films of Johan van der Keuken [2004]
Television and the Author's Cinema: ZDF'sDas Kleine Fernsehspiel[1992]
Touching Base: Some German Women Directors in the 1980s [1987]
Europe-Hollywood-Europe Two Decades in Another Country: Hollywood and the Cinephiles [1975]
Raoul Ruiz's Hypothèse du Tableau Volé [1984]
Images for Sale: The "New" British Cinema [1984]
"If You Want a Life": The Marathon Man [2003]
British Television in the 1980s Through The Looking Glass [1990]
German Cinema Face to Face with Hollywood: Looking into a Two-Way Mirror [2003]
Central Europe Looking West Of Rats and Revolution: Dusan Makavejev's The Switchboard Operator [1968]
Defining DEFA's Historical Imaginary: The Films of Konrad Wolf [2001]
Under Western Eyes: Who Does Zizek Want? [1995]
Our Balkanist Gaze: About Memory's No Man's Land [2003]
Europe Haunted by History and Empire Is History an Old Movie? [1986]
Edgar Reitz' Heimat: Memory, Home and Hollywood [1985]
Discourse and History: One Man's War - An Interview with Edgardo Cozarinsky [1984]
Rendezvous with the French Revolution: Ettore Scola's That Night in Varennes [1989]
Joseph Losey's The Go-Between [1972]
Games of Love and Death: Peter Greenaway and Other Englishmen [1988]
Border-Crossings: Filmmaking without a Passport Peter Wollen's Friendship's Death [1987]
Andy Engel's Melancholia [1989]
On the High Seas: Edgardo Cozarinsky's Dutch Adventure [1983]
Third Cinema/World Cinema: An Interview with Ruy Guerra [1972]
Ruy Guerra's Erendira [1986]
Hyper-, Retro- or Counter-: European Cinema as Third Cinema Between Hollywood and Art Cinema [1992]
Conclusion European Cinema as World Cinema: A New Beginning? [2005]
European Cinema: A Brief Bibliography Life of Sources and Places of First Publication
Index
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ISBN: 9789053565940
ISBN-10: 9053565949
Series: Film Culture in Transition
Audience: Adult Education
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 566
Published: 22nd June 2005
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.88  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 1.0