Historical Dictionary of South American Cinema (Historical Dictionaries of Literature and the Arts)
Historical Dictionary of South American Cinema (Historical Dictionaries of Literature and the Arts)
Historical Dictionary of South American Cinema (Historical Dictionaries of Literature and the Arts)
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

Historical Dictionary of South American Cinema (Historical Dictionaries of Literature and the Arts)

  • Publish Date: 2014-05-08
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Peter H. Rist

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The Historical Dictionary of South American Cinema covers the long history of cinema in Portuguese-speaking Brazil and the nine Spanish-speaking countries. These films include Los tres berretines, Prisioneros de la tierra, La balandra Isabel lleg esta tarde, La hora de los hornos, El chacal de Nahueltoro, La teta asustada, Abrir puertas y ventanas, El secreto de sus ojos, and NO.

This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 300 cross-referenced dictionary entries on directors, producers, performers, films, film studios and genres. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about the South American Cinema.


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