Italian film has always drawn on a wide range of popular themes--from ancient history to the mafia, the family, the Risorgimento, terrorism, corruption and immigration--and on an equally diverse range of film genres, from comedy to westerns, horror, soft-porn, epics and thrillers. Commercial constraints, state and European funding, international competition, as much as cultural and political trends, have all influenced the sort of films which get made and exported. Outlining the artistic, cultural, technical and commercial ...

Italian Cinema 2005, Berg Publishers, New York

ISBN-13: 9781845201623

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Italian Cinema 2005, Berg 3pl, New York

ISBN-13: 9781845201616