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Homemade Men in Postwar Austrian Cinema: Nationhood, Genre and Masculinity

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Despite the massive influx of Hollywood movies and films from other European countries after World War II, Austrian film continued to be hugely popular with Austrian and German audiences. By examining the decisive role that popular cinema played in the turbulent post-war era, this book provides unique insights into the reconstruction of a disrupted society. Through detailed analysis of the stylistic patterns, narratives and major themes of four popular genres of the time, costume film, Heimatfilm, tourist film and comedy, ...

Homemade Men in Postwar Austrian Cinema: Nationhood, Genre and Masculinity 2013, Berghahn Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780857459459

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