The Latin American (Counter-) Road Movie and Ambivalent Modernity - New Directions in Latino American Cultures (Hardback)Nadia Lie (author)
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This book offers a comprehensive and systematic overview of the flourishing genre of the contemporary Latin American road movie, of which Diarios de motocicleta and Y tu mama tambien are only the best-known examples. It offers the first systematic survey of the genre and explains why the road movie is key to contemporary Latin American cinema and society. Proposing the new category of "counter-road movie," and paying special attention to the genre's intricate relationship to modernity, Nadia Lie charts the variety of the road movie through films by both renowned and emerging filmmakers. The Latin American (Counter-) Road Movie and Ambivalent Modernity engages with ongoing debates on transnationalism and takes the reader along a wide range of topics, from exile to undocumented migration, from tourism to internally displaced people.
Publisher: Springer International Publishing AG
Number of pages: 245
Weight: 467 g
Dimensions: 210 x 148 x 16 mm
Edition: 1st ed. 2017
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