The History of Italian Cinema: A Guide to Italian Film from Its Origins to the Twenty-First Century. Gian Piero, Jeremy Parzen, Brunetta.

The History of Italian Cinema: A Guide to Italian Film from Its Origins to the Twenty-First Century

Princeton University Press, 2003. First edition. Hardcover. As new. Dust jacket as new. Hardcover. First edition. First printing. xii+ 344 pages with index. The most comprehensive guide to Italain film ever published, written by the foremost scholar in the field and presented in English here for the first time. This landmark work traces the complete history of filmmaking in Italy from its origins in the silent era through its golden ga eof the 1940s, 50s and 60s and its subsequent decline, to its resurgence in the 21st century. Covers more than 1500 films and discusses such renowned masters such as Rossellini, Fellini, Dino Risi, Ettore Scola. The author also examines overlooked Italian genre films such as horror movies, comedies, and Westerns, as well neglected periods such as the Fascist era. As New / as new. Item #E24173
ISBN: 9780691119885

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