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Russia on reels : the Russian idea in post-Soviet cinema

Author: Birgit Beumers
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, 1999.
Series: KINO, the Russian cinema series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Looks at Russian cinema of the 1990s, describing the currents and common interests of contemporary Russian cinema and studying the work of filmmakers such as Sokurov. A review of the industry in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Birgit Beumers
ISBN: 1860643892 9781860643897 1860643906 9781860643903
OCLC Number: 42710274
Description: viii, 219 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Birgit Beumers --
The Russian idea: synopsis for a screenplay / Oleg Kovalov --
No glory, no majesty, or honour: the Russian idea and inverse value / Nancy Condee --
Now that the party's over: Soviet cinema and its legacy / Richard Taylor --
Russian cinema--national cinema? Three views. 1. 'Cinema and life' (October 1997) / Sergei Selianov ; 2. 'The state of the national cinema' (December 1997) / Daniil Dondurei ; 3. 'The function of a national cinema' (May 1998) / Nikita Mikhalkov --
Tinkling symbols: fragmented society--fragmented cinema? / Nina Tsyrkun --
Viewed from below: subverting the myths of the Soviet landscape / Emma Widdis --
To Moscow! To Moscow? The Russian hero and the loss of the centre / Birgit Beumers. La grande illusion / Tatiana Moskvina --
Fathers for the Fatherland: the cult of the leader in Russian cinema / Natasha Zhuravkina --
New versions of old classics: recent cinematic interpretations of Russian literature / David Gillespie --
Representation--mimicry--death: the latest films of Alexander Sokurov / Mikhail Iampolski --
The meaning of death: Kira Muratova's cinema of the absurd / Graham Roberts --
Dmitri Astrakhan: popular cinema for a time of uncertainty / Julian Graffy.
Series Title: KINO, the Russian cinema series.
Responsibility: edited by Birgit Beumers.
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