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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...

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...

The ‘Third Way’ and the Spanish Middlebrow Film in the 1970s

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

...Whether one consults political accounts or national cinema histories, it is hard to get away from the polarized narrative of 1970s Spain as a decade of extremes. Take the gateway dates of 1970 and 1980. In politics, we shift from repressive...

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...

La Demoiselle d’honneur (2004): Criss-Cross, Motives and Murder

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

...La Demoiselle d’honneur (2004) is Chabrol’s adaptation of Ruth Rendell’s novel The Bridesmaid (1989). Almost the whole novel is presented from the hero Philip’s point of view. However, Rendell’s third-person description of Philip...

Social Mobility and Cinema of the 1940s and 1950s

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

...An analysis of post-war Spanish cinema that places politics centre stage is persuasive. Such an approach bears witness to the devastation endured by the nation after an appalling three-year fratricidal Civil War (1936–9), then the long...

Masculinity and Gender Relations in Greece: 1949–67

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

...The purpose of this chapter is to outline a socio-historical context within which the films selected were produced. In order to gain an understanding of representations of gender in films, it is necessary to form an understanding...

Greek Cinema: 1949–67

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

...As the main form of entertainment, cinema could not stay unaffected by the deep social, cultural, economic and political changes that took place in Greece during the 1950s and 1960s. It interacted in various ways with contemporary social...

Miró Films and Middlebrow Cinema in the 1980s

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

...Accounts of 1980s Spain may emphasize continuity or change, depending on the point being made. The rhetoric of change voiced by the champions of Spain’s new democracy is difficult to resist. Franco was dead, the dictatorship over, the PSOE...

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...