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The Servant (1963)

Directed by

Joseph Losey

Written by

Harold Pinter

Screenplay

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...Knightsbridge Square. October. Day. A quiet square off Knightsbridge. Winter sun. Bare trees. Numerous parked cars. At the far side of the square Barrett appears. From high, see him approach. He stops at the kerb. Cars pass. He crosses...
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...Will’s car. King’s Cross. Day Will and Liv drive. There is an awkward silence between them. The atmosphere is charged. Will voice-over When do you stop looking at each other...

La Cérémonie (1995): Diary of a Chambermaid

Jacob Leigh

Dr. Jacob Leigh is Lecturer in the department of Media Arts at Royal Holloway, University of London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Late Films of Claude Chabrol : Genre, Visual Expressionism and Narrational Ambiguity

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...Of the nine films that form the basis of this study, La Cérémonie has received the most attention. The amount of work done on La Cérémonie testifies to the film’s success and its importance in Chabrol’s career. It includes Florence...

Introduction

Isolde Standish

Isolde Standish is a Senior Lecturer in Film and Media Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A New History of Japanese Cinema : A Century of Narrative Film

Continuum, 2005

Book chapter

...[F]or the first time in world history, mechanical reproduction emancipates the work of art from its parasitical dependence on ritual . . . From a photographic negative, for example, one can make any number of prints; to ask...

The Queen (2006)

Directed by

Stephen Frears

Written by

Peter Morgan

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...Archive Television Footage It’s Election Day 1997. Up and down the country, the people of Britain, people of all shapes and sizes and denominations, black and white, young and old, are going to the polls. Everyone, that is, except...

Middlebrow Cinema of the 1990s

Sally Faulkner

Sally Faulkner is Professor of Hispanic Studies and Film Studies at the University of Exeter, UK. She is the author of Literary Adaptations in Spanish Cinema (2004) and A Cinema of Contradiction: Spanish Film of the 1960s (2006) and was awarded a Fellowship from the British Arts and Humanities Research Council for 2011. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A History of Spanish Film : Cinema and Society 1910–2010

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...In the 1990s, democratic Spain, member of North Atlantic Treaty Organization (from 1982) and the European Community (from 1986), saw the PSOE (Partido Socialist Obrero Español), in power since 1982, lose the elections in 1996 to José María...

Cinema and the State

Isolde Standish

Isolde Standish is a Senior Lecturer in Film and Media Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A New History of Japanese Cinema : A Century of Narrative Film

Continuum, 2005

Book chapter

...We are now in an age of economic transition. Development of machine industry and intensification of competition create a gap between rich and poor and this becomes greater and greater; and according to Western history this is an inevitable...

Cinema and Transgression

Isolde Standish

Isolde Standish is a Senior Lecturer in Film and Media Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A New History of Japanese Cinema : A Century of Narrative Film

Continuum, 2005

Book chapter

...Why are criminals bad? (Hanzaisha naze warui).Our generation is a fatherless generation. (Bokura no sedai wa, chichi naki sedai nan desu yo.)In the previous chapter I argued that, in the light of public discourses surrounding the War Crimes...

Epilogue

Achilleas Hadjikyriacou

Achilleas Hadjikyriacou is a Scientific Officer at the Research Promotion Foundation in Cyprus (RPF). Hadjikyriacou received his doctorate from the European University Institute, Florence, Italy in 2010. His academic interests focus on gender history, history of masculinity, history and popular culture, visual sources in history and the history of Greek Cinema. In 2012 he was awarded the James Kaye Memorial Prize for the best PhD thesis on history and visuality for the period 2009–11. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Masculinity and Gender in Greek Cinema : 1949–1967

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...Which new insights has a study on Greek cinema provided on the topic of Greek masculinity? Or, should we rather question which new insights a study on Greek masculinity may have provided on Greek cinema? This double analytical perspective...

Masculinity and Locality: Rural vs Urban Gender Identities

Achilleas Hadjikyriacou

Achilleas Hadjikyriacou is a Scientific Officer at the Research Promotion Foundation in Cyprus (RPF). Hadjikyriacou received his doctorate from the European University Institute, Florence, Italy in 2010. His academic interests focus on gender history, history of masculinity, history and popular culture, visual sources in history and the history of Greek Cinema. In 2012 he was awarded the James Kaye Memorial Prize for the best PhD thesis on history and visuality for the period 2009–11. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Masculinity and Gender in Greek Cinema : 1949–1967

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...Chapter 3 focuses on how masculinity and gender relations were represented in Greek popular films which depict rural environments and their connections with modern urban ideologies. In general, the Greek countryside was underrepresented...