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Azcona, María del Mar

The Multi-Protagonist Film

Azcona, María del Mar - The Multi-Protagonist Film, ebook

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The Multi-Protagonist Film is an insightful and provocative introduction to this important new genre. 

  • Explores the origins and history of one of the most exciting new developments in contemporary film worldwide

  • Guides readers through the genre’s central characteristics and conventions, as well as it's evolution and cultural relevance

  • Provides a theoretical framework that is developed through the analysis several films, including Grand Hotel, Singles,  American Pie, Short Cuts, and Syriana. 

  • Reveals the duality of the genre's contemporary preoccupations:  the impact of globalization on human lives versus the current state of intimate affairs, the crisis of marriage, and the proliferation of sexual choices

Keywords: ensemble cast, multi-story, Altman, Hollywood film, film theory

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2010
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
New Approaches to Film Genre
Page amount
192 pages
Category
Art, Art History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781444351903
Printed ISBN
9781444333930

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