Themes In Latin American Cinema by Keith John Richards ; Foreword By Alfonso Gumucio-Dagron

Full Title: Themes In Latin American Cinema: A Critical Survey
Author/Editor(s): Keith John Richards (1953-)
ISBN: 0786435380, 9780786435388
Publisher: McFarland
Published Place: Jefferson, N.C.
Published/Copyright Year: 2011
Language: English
Physical Description: Illustrations included, 26 cm
LCCN: 2011017863
Number of pages: 232 (ix, 232 pages)
Categories:
Motion Pictures > Latin America > Plots, Themes, Etc


Content:
Introduction
Pre-Columbian Mexico. The indigenous image: from caricature to self-portrait
Erendira ikikunari (Indomitable Erendira)
Cabeza de Vaca
Sexuality and identity. Sexuality and its social dimensions
Un paraiso bajo las estrellas (Paradise beneath the stars)
Dependencia sexual (Sexual dependency)
Madame Sata
The infant sage. The child as paradigm in Latin American film
El silencio de Neto (The silence of Neto)
Maroa
Paloma de papel (Paper dove)
Female roles and stereotypes. Women protagonists in Latin American film
A hora da estrela (The hour of the star)
En la puta vida (In this tricky life)
Novia que te vea (Like a bride)
Crime and corruption. A spectrum of criminality: gangsters, politicians and the military
Ratas, ratones, rateros (Rodents)
Perder es cuestion de metodo (The art of losing)
Dias de Santiago (Days of Santiago)
Fratricide and neo-imperialism: twentieth-century conflicts. Fratricidal wars and imperialism
Iluminados por el fuego (Blessed by fire)
Mi mejor enemigo (My best enemy)
Hamaca paraguaya (Paraguayan hammock)
The poet in the city. Writers as characters
El lado oscuro del corazon (Dark side of the heart)
Caida al cielo (Loud whispers).
"Analyzing 18 films from across Latin America, this book identifies and explores crucial themes in Latin American film, including: the indigenous image, sexuality, childhood, female protagonists, crime, corruption, fratricidal wars, and writers as characters.... [It] includes interviews with and brief biographies of influential filmmakers, film synopses, production details and credits, transcripts of selected scenes, and discussion and analysis suggestions"
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Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBNPlus ID: LOC.V39.600652-1-3064076
Other ID: 722451554(OCLC)
Nature: Bibliographies
Form: Nonfiction
LC Call No: PN1993.5.L3 R53 2011
Dewey Decimal: 791.43098
Released Date: 20111004

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APA Style:
Richards, K.J. (2011). Themes In Latin American Cinema: A Critical Survey. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland.

MLA Style:
Richards, Keith John. Themes In Latin American Cinema: A Critical Survey. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 2011. Print.

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Richards, Keith John. Themes In Latin American Cinema: A Critical Survey. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 2011.