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A utopia no Cinema Brasileiro: matrizes, nostalgia, distopias

Nagib, L. (2006) A utopia no Cinema Brasileiro: matrizes, nostalgia, distopias. Coleção Ensaios. CosacNaify, São Paulo, pp216. ISBN 8575035576

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Abstract/Summary

This book studies the ressurgence of the utopian gesture in Brazilian Cinema from the mid-1990s onwards, as well as its variations and negations. The analysis identifies trajectories of rise and fall, which reflect oscillations in the political scenario, and includes a retrospective look at utopian traditions of the Brazilian cinematic past, in turn derived from the nation's foundational myths. At the same time, it considers the ways in which recent Brazilian film production transcends Cinema Novo's national project to interacts with modern, postmodern and commercial cinemas of the world, thus benefiting from and contributing to a new transnational cinematic aesthetics.

Item Type:Book
Refereed:Yes
Divisions:Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Science > School of Arts and Communication Design > Film, Theatre & Television
ID Code:32050
Uncontrolled Keywords:Cinema - Brasil Crítica cinematográfica Filmes cinematogrpaficos História e crítica
Publisher:CosacNaify

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