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Heritage Film Nation, Genre and Representation

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ISBN-10: 0231162030

ISBN-13: 9780231162036

Edition: 2012

Authors: Bel�n Vidal

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This volume provides a comprehensive introduction to the critical debates around the heritage film, from its controversial status in British cinema of the 1980s to its expansion into a versatile international genre in the 1990s and 2000s. This study explores the heritage film in light of questions of national identity in film and television, industry and funding, and history, gender and representation. Using a wide range of examples and including an in-depth analysis of three case studies -- Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003), Joyeux Noël (2005) and The Queen (2006) -- this book presents the heritage film as a thriving phenomenon at the centre of contemporary European cinema.
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Book details

List price: $14.99
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 5/11/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 6.00" wide x 7.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Tom Brown is Lecturer in the University of Reading's Department of Film, Theatre, and Television. He is the editor (with James Walters) of Film Moments: Criticism, History, Theory and (with James Bennett) of Film and Television after DVDs .Belen Vidal is Lecturer in the Department of Film Studies at King's College London. She is the editor of Cinema at the Periphery and The Heritage Film: Nation, Genre, and Representation .