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The new Brazilian cinema [electronic resource] / edited by L�ucia Nagib.

Contributor(s): Nagib, L�ucia, 1956- | University of Oxford. Centre for Brazilian Studies.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London ; New York : New York : I.B. Tauris in association with the Centre for Brazilian Studies, University of Oxford ; In the United States of America distributed by Palgrave Macmillan, 2003Description: 1 online resource (xxvi, 296 p.) : ill.ISBN: 1417519797 (electronic bk.); 9781417519798 (electronic bk.); 1860648789; 9781860648786; 1860649289 (pbk.); 9781860649288 (pbk.).Subject(s): Motion pictures -- Brazil -- Congresses | PERFORMING ARTS -- Film & Video -- Reference | Cin�ema -- Br�esil -- Congr�es | Filmkunst | Motion pictures -- Brazil | Film | Brasilien | CinemaGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: New Brazilian cinema.DDC classification: 791.43/0981 Other classification: 24.32 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
A new policy for Brazilian cinema / Jos�e �Alvaro Mois�es -- The cinema that Brazil deserves / Carlos Diegues -- Brazilian cinema in the 1990s : the unexpected encounter and the resentful character / Ismail Xavier -- Humility, guilt and narcissism turned inside out in Brazil's film revival / Fern�ao Pessoa Ramos -- Chronically unfeasible : the political film in a depoliticized world / Jo�ao Luiz Vieira -- It's all Brazil / Amir Labaki -- A cinema of conversation -- Eduardo Coutinho's Santo Forte and Babil�onia 2000 / Ver�onica Ferreira Dias -- The sert�ao and the favela in contemporary Brazilian film / Ivana Bentes -- The sert�ao in the Brazilian imaginary at the end of the millennium / Luiz Zanin Oricchio -- Death on the beach -- the recycled utopia of Midnight / L�ucia Nagib -- Nelson Rodrigues in the 1990s : two recent screen adaptations / Stephanie Dennison -- An oblique gaze : irony and humour in Helv�ecio Ratton's Love & Co / Maria Esther Maciel -- Cabral and the Indians : filmic representations of Brazil's 500 years / Robert Stam -- For all and traditions of popular musical comedy / Lisa Shaw -- ImagiNation / Jos�e Carlos Avellar -- Then and now : cinema as history in the light of new media and new technologies / Laura Mulvey.
Summary: In a comprehensive critical survey of Brazilian film production since the mid-1990s Lucia Nagib explores what has become known as the 'renaissance of Brazilian cinema'. Besides explaining the recent boom, this book explores the aesthetic tendencies of recent productions and their relationships to earlier works.
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Based on a conference on contemporary Brazilian cinema organized by the Centre for Brazilian Studies and held at Wadham College, Oxford in June 2000.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

A new policy for Brazilian cinema / Jos�e �Alvaro Mois�es -- The cinema that Brazil deserves / Carlos Diegues -- Brazilian cinema in the 1990s : the unexpected encounter and the resentful character / Ismail Xavier -- Humility, guilt and narcissism turned inside out in Brazil's film revival / Fern�ao Pessoa Ramos -- Chronically unfeasible : the political film in a depoliticized world / Jo�ao Luiz Vieira -- It's all Brazil / Amir Labaki -- A cinema of conversation -- Eduardo Coutinho's Santo Forte and Babil�onia 2000 / Ver�onica Ferreira Dias -- The sert�ao and the favela in contemporary Brazilian film / Ivana Bentes -- The sert�ao in the Brazilian imaginary at the end of the millennium / Luiz Zanin Oricchio -- Death on the beach -- the recycled utopia of Midnight / L�ucia Nagib -- Nelson Rodrigues in the 1990s : two recent screen adaptations / Stephanie Dennison -- An oblique gaze : irony and humour in Helv�ecio Ratton's Love & Co / Maria Esther Maciel -- Cabral and the Indians : filmic representations of Brazil's 500 years / Robert Stam -- For all and traditions of popular musical comedy / Lisa Shaw -- ImagiNation / Jos�e Carlos Avellar -- Then and now : cinema as history in the light of new media and new technologies / Laura Mulvey.

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In a comprehensive critical survey of Brazilian film production since the mid-1990s Lucia Nagib explores what has become known as the 'renaissance of Brazilian cinema'. Besides explaining the recent boom, this book explores the aesthetic tendencies of recent productions and their relationships to earlier works.

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