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The Spanish prisoner [electronic resource] / Yannis Tzioumakis.

By: Tzioumakis, Yannis.
Material type: TextTextSeries: American indies: Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, c2009Description: 1 online resource (xi, 154 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780748633708 (electronic bk.); 0748633707 (electronic bk.); 9780748633692 (Paper); 0748633693 (Paper).Subject(s): Spanish prisoner (Motion picture) | Mamet, David -- Criticism and interpretation | Independent films -- United States -- History and criticism | Independent filmmakers -- United States | Independent filmmakers | Independent films | Mamet, David | PERFORMING ARTS -- Film & Video -- History & CriticismGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Spanish prisoner.DDC classification: 791.43/72 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction : "You don't know who anyone is" -- From independent to "indie" cinema -- David Mamet and "indie" cinema -- "Indie" film at work : producing and distributing The Spanish prisoner -- "That's what you just think you saw!" : narrative and film style in The Spanish prisoner -- Playing with cinema : the master of the con game film -- Conclusion -- Filmography : David Mamet in American cinema and television.
Summary: This text discusses 'The Spanish Prisoner' as an example of contemporary American independent cinema while also using it as a vehicle to explore several key ideas in film studies.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [140]-146) and index.

Introduction : "You don't know who anyone is" -- From independent to "indie" cinema -- David Mamet and "indie" cinema -- "Indie" film at work : producing and distributing The Spanish prisoner -- "That's what you just think you saw!" : narrative and film style in The Spanish prisoner -- Playing with cinema : the master of the con game film -- Conclusion -- Filmography : David Mamet in American cinema and television.

Includes filmography (p. [126]-127).

This text discusses 'The Spanish Prisoner' as an example of contemporary American independent cinema while also using it as a vehicle to explore several key ideas in film studies.

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The Spanish prisoner by Tzioumakis, Yannis. ©2009
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