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Francophone Film : A Struggle for Identity - Lieve Spaas

Francophone Film

A Struggle for Identity

Paperback Published: 1st February 2001
ISBN: 9780719058615
Number Of Pages: 304

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Covering the rich film production of Belgium, Switzerland, Quebec, the Caribbean, North Africa, and Sub-Saharan Africa, this book brings together films that might otherwise be divided by questions of race, gender, genre, period, or nation, in a valuable comparative study of a diverse corpus. Individual countries, film-makers, and films are treated separately in order to emphasize their specific identities or those which are represented in their films, and key films are examined within a well-developed historical context. Clearly written and accessible to the specialist and general reader alike, this informative book is a valuable reference source.

Illustrationsp. viii
Prefacep. x
Acknowledgementsp. xi
Abbreviationsp. xiii
Introduction: Francophonia and identityp. 1
Europep. 5
Belgiump. 7
Switzerlandp. 44
North America and the Caribbeanp. 61
Quebecp. 63
Guadeloupe and Martiniquep. 116
Haitip. 124
Africap. 127
Algeriap. 133
Moroccop. 148
Tunisiap. 154
Senegalp. 172
Malip. 191
Mauritaniap. 209
Nigerp. 215
Cote d'lvoirep. 218
Guineap. 224
Cameroonp. 226
Burkina Fasop. 232
Democratic Republic of the Congop. 247
Conclusionp. 250
French quotationsp. 251
Filmographyp. 255
Bibliographyp. 279
Indexp. 283
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ISBN: 9780719058615
ISBN-10: 0719058619
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 1st February 2001
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 1.55
Weight (kg): 0.45

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