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Barry Monahan

Barry Monahan is lecturer in Film Studies at the University College Cork, Ireland. He has published Ireland’s Theatre on Film: Style, Stories and the National Stage on Screen (2009), and also written on Irish cinema from different theoretical and aesthetic perspectives in various collections of essays, including Screening Irish America (2009), Genre and Cinema: Ireland and Transnationalism (2007), and Viewpoints: Theoretical Perspectives on Irish Visual Texts (2013). He contributes regularly to Estudios Irlandeses, the Spanish Journal of Irish Studies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Films of Lenny Abrahamson : A Filmmaking of Philosophy

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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... is also evident in the endings of films as diverse as Angel (Jordan, 1982), Lamb (Gregg, 1985) and Disco Pigs (Sheridan, 2001). Russell has written, in the light of the ultimate threat of death in these films, that it offers ‘the potential...

Film Studies Basics: Technique, Narrative snd Style

Barry Jordan

Barry Jordan is Professor of European Cinema and Culture at De Montfort University, Leicester. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mark Allinson

Mark Allinson is Professor of Spanish, University of Leicester. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Spanish Cinema: A Student's Guide

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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...Until we know how a film is speaking to us, we cannot be sure what it is saying. (Lambert, 1952: 7)Writing on Spanish cinema (as with many other 'national' cinemas) has perhaps too often decided on the outcome of its research even before...

Conclusion

Barry Jordan

Barry Jordan is Professor of European Cinema and Culture at De Montfort University, Leicester. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mark Allinson

Mark Allinson is Professor of Spanish, University of Leicester. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Spanish Cinema: A Student's Guide

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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...In Tesis (1996), Alejandro Amenábar's debut feature, Professor Castro announces to a Film Studies class that a colleague, the asthmatic Professor Figueroa (thesis supervisor of female lead, Angela, played by Ana Torrent), has had a heart...

Stars

Barry Jordan

Barry Jordan is Professor of European Cinema and Culture at De Montfort University, Leicester. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mark Allinson

Mark Allinson is Professor of Spanish, University of Leicester. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Spanish Cinema: A Student's Guide

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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... for himself as a gay beauty salon owner, to cover his real identity as a serial womanizer. (See Jordan, 2003a, for more detailed analysis.) Landa as Anton is first seen in his salon wearing a wig of exquisitely permed red hair, a purple flowered...

Genre

Barry Jordan

Barry Jordan is Professor of European Cinema and Culture at De Montfort University, Leicester. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mark Allinson

Mark Allinson is Professor of Spanish, University of Leicester. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Spanish Cinema: A Student's Guide

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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... comedy' of the early 1970s (see Jordan, 2003: 172-5). So, in order to continue to attract viewers, producers and directors need to introduce a degree of variation and flexibility, to combine known elements which have satisfied audiences...

Film Studies and Film Theory

Barry Jordan

Barry Jordan is Professor of European Cinema and Culture at De Montfort University, Leicester. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mark Allinson

Mark Allinson is Professor of Spanish, University of Leicester. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Spanish Cinema: A Student's Guide

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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... and other official film organisations in Italy by anti-fascists during the 1930s and 40s (see Jordan, 1991: 238). Salamanca also echoed to demands for reform (not only from the left), mainly in terms of replacing a dominant, false and escapist...

Introduction

Barry Jordan

Barry Jordan is Professor of European Cinema and Culture at De Montfort University, Leicester. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mark Allinson

Mark Allinson is Professor of Spanish, University of Leicester. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Spanish Cinema: A Student's Guide

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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...The study of Spanish cinema in the English-speaking world has come a long way in a very short time. In the early 1980s it was a marginal area of study: in Hispanic Studies departments, a few Spanish films found their way onto the curriculum...

Representation

Barry Jordan

Barry Jordan is Professor of European Cinema and Culture at De Montfort University, Leicester. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mark Allinson

Mark Allinson is Professor of Spanish, University of Leicester. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Spanish Cinema: A Student's Guide

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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... number of experiments in Basque-language films. In 1980 powers relating to film production were devolved to Basque culture agencies. The resulting subsidies made film making in the Basque country very attractive (Jordan and Morgan-Tamosunas,...

Authorship

Barry Jordan

Barry Jordan is Professor of European Cinema and Culture at De Montfort University, Leicester. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mark Allinson

Mark Allinson is Professor of Spanish, University of Leicester. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Spanish Cinema: A Student's Guide

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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...Who is responsible for a film? Who organizes and controls the film-making process? Who takes credit for the content, form and style of a film? Does a film have an author in the same way that a novel does? By author or authorship, we usually...

History

Barry Jordan

Barry Jordan is Professor of European Cinema and Culture at De Montfort University, Leicester. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mark Allinson

Mark Allinson is Professor of Spanish, University of Leicester. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Spanish Cinema: A Student's Guide

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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... into the cinemas and were responsible for market shares of up to 25 per cent in the 1960s. (Torreiro, 1995: 335; Jordan, 2003a: 168-9). Slightly later, other sub-generic trends included the conservative moral melodrama, which dealt with risky subject...