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Forrest, David

Filmurbia

Forrest, David - Filmurbia, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction. Filmurbia: Cinema and the Suburbs
David Forrest, Graeme Harper, Jonathan Rayner

Section I. Suburban Realisms

2. ‘Society Stinks’: Suburban Alienation and Violence in the Early Films of Penelope Spheeris
John Taylor

3. Dis-Locations: Mapping the Banlieue
Julia Dobson

4. Mike Leigh and the Poetics of English Suburbia
David Forrest

Section II. Suburban Nations

5. Estate of the Nation: Social Housing as Cultural Verisimilitude in British Social Realism
Clive James Nwonka

6. The Gritty Urban: The Australian Beach as City Periphery in Cinema
Elizabeth Ellison

7. The Suburban Plots of David Bezmozgis’ Films
Tom Ue

Section III. Slumurbia and Social Order

8. The Living Landscape of Jakarta in Leonard Retel Helmrich’s Documentary Triptych
Annelies Noortwijk, Vincent Ros

9. System within the Suburb: Dharavi and Class Depiction in Bollywood
Sony Jalarajan Raj, Rohini Sreekumar

10. Outskirts of Reason: The Dream in Días de papel and Chircales

Albert Elduque

Section IV. Suburban Genres

11. Margins versus Centre: Cinematic Tensions and Conflict between the Suburbs and Paris
Janina Schupp

12. The Suburban Australian Gothic in Lake Mungo and Beautiful

Jonathan Rayner

13. Claiming the Suburbs: Children and the Children’s Film Foundation in Post-War British Cinema
Matthew Kerry

Section V. Suburban Imaginaries

14. Sides of the Moon: Detroit and the Cinema of Proximity
Graeme Harper

15. Sirk and Suburbia: Queering the Straightest Space Imaginable
Cody Lang

16. ‘I Looked for You in My Closet Tonight’: Staging the Violence of the Real through ‘Candy-Colored’ Suburban Dreamscapes
Rachel Joseph

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Film Theory, Human Geography, Cultural Anthropology

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Art, Art History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137531759
Printed ISBN
978-1-137-53174-2

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