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Bentley, Bernard P. E
A companion to Spanish cinema / Bernard P.E. Bentley
Alternate Title Spanish cinema
Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK ; Rochester, NY : Tamesis, c2008
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  PN1993.5.S7 B462 2008    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Motion pictures -- Spain -- History
Motion picture producers and directors -- Spain -- History
Motion picture industry -- Spain -- History
Physical Description xvii, 513 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Contents The silent reels of the photographers (1896-1918) -- The silent films of the directors (1918-1930) -- The cinema of the Republic (1931-1939) -- Years of autarchy, silence and hunger (1940-1951) -- The establishment, the Cold War and the dissidents (1951-1961) -- Opening out to Europe, the EOC and a new cinema (1961-1969) -- The last years of the regime and a middle path (1969-1975) -- End to censorship and transition to democracy (1976-1982) -- A democratic Spain and socialist cinema (1982-1989) -- New departures (1989-1996) -- Coda : into the twenty-first century
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [449]-475) and index
Includes filmographies (p. [353]-448)
Summary This history of Spanish cinema presents a balanced exploration of trends and genres from the popular to art-house cinema, including landmark documentaries and children's films. There are also sections in each chapter where popular, oppositional, and experimental directors are introduced as auteurs
Series Colección Támesis. Serie A, Monografías

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