Italian Cinema presents an overview and analysis of one of the most prolific and influential of national cinemas. 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 ...

Italian Cinema 2005, Berg Publishers, New York

ISBN-13: 9781845201623

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Italian Cinema 2005, Berg 3pl, New York

ISBN-13: 9781845201616