Kristensen, Lars (2012) The remains of Socialist Realism. In: Postcommunist Film - Russia, Eastern Europe and World Culture: Moving Images of Post-Communism. Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series . Routledge, Abingdon. ISBN 978-0-415-67164-4
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A post-communist condition has arisen from the fall of the Berlin Wall and later the Soviet Empire: this book looks at how this condition has manifested itself globally in the production of post-communist film. It argues post-communism is a shared experience on a geopolitical level, unlimited by national state borders, and examines post-communist cross culturalism and global totalitarianism within film.
The book examines different national cinemas and dissimilar cinematic modes - from Russian blockbuster cinema to Chinese independent cinema; from Serbian city films to revolutionary films of Mozambique - all formulated as within the postcommunist condition. It considers the postcommunist film in terms of transnational and World cinema. It covers a wide range of films from small and independent filmmaking to mainstream, popular cinema, and explains post-communist signifiers as manifested in visual culture both inside and outside former, and current, communist countries.
|Item Type:||Book Section|
|Subjects:||P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1993 Motion Pictures|
|Schools:||College of Culture & the Creative Industries > School of Film, Media and Performance|
|Deposited By:||Malgosia Bagot|
|Deposited On:||25 Jul 2012 10:24|
|Last Modified:||25 Jul 2012 10:24|
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