Themes in Latin American Cinema: A Critical Survey (Paperback)

by Keith John Richards

Format: Paperback 232 pages

Not in stock

Usually despatched in 2-3 weeks

RRP £33.50

£32.50

You save: £1.00

Delivered FREE
in the UK

Add to basket

Analyzing 18 contemporary films from across Latin America, this book identifies and explores seven crucial themes in Latin American film, including: the indigenous image, sexuality, childhood, female protagonists, crime and corruption, fratricidal wars, and writers as characters. Designed as a guide for teachers of the Spanish language and/or Latin American film, literature, and culture, the book provides a sweeping look at the logistical circumstances of filmmaking in the region along with the criteria traditionally involved in reading and interpreting a Latin American film. It also includes interviews with and brief biographies of influential filmmakers, along with film synopses, production details and credits, transcripts of selected scenes, and suggestions for further discussion and analysis.

Book details

Published
15/08/2011

Publisher
McFarland & Co Inc

ISBN
9780786435388


This book can be found in...

The prices displayed are for website purchases only, and may differ to the prices in Waterstones shops.