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Title Mexican cinema / edited by Paulo Antonio Paranagua ; translated by Ana M. Lopez.
Imprint London : British Film Institute, 1995.

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 MUSKINGUM STACKS  PN1993.5.M4 C4913 1995    AVAILABLE  
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 MUSKINGUM STACKS  PN1993.5.M4 C4913 1995    AVAILABLE  
Subject Motion pictures, Mexican -- History and criticism.
Motion picture industry -- Mexico -- History.
Alt Name Paranaguá, Paulo Antonio, 1948-
Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes (Mexico)
British Film Institute.
Instituto Mexicano de Cinematografía.
Uniform Title Cinéma mexicain. English.
Description x, 321 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Note Rev. and enl. version of: Le Cinema mexicain. Paris : Editions Pompidou, 1992.
Produced in association with the Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes de Mexico.
Published in asociation with IMCINE.
Translated from the French.
Includes index.
Bibliography Note Bibliography: p. 305-311.
Contents Ten reasons to love or hate Mexican cinema / Paulo Antonio Paranagua -- Mexico and its cinema / Alexandra Pineda and Paulo Antonio Paranagua -- The silent cinema / Aurelio de los Reyes -- Origins, development and crisis of sound cinema (1929-64) / Eduardo de la Vega Alfaro -- Crises and renovations (1965-1991) / Tomas Perez Turrent -- Mythologies / Carlos Monsivais -- The impact of Rancho grande / Emilio Garcia Riera -- The studios / Tomas Perez Turrent -- All the people came and did not fit onto the screen : notes on the cinema audience in Mexico / Carlos Monsivais -- Melodrama : the passion machine / Gustavo Garcia -- Sorrows and glories of comedy / Rafael Medina de la Serna -- The labyrinths of history / Andres de Luna -- Emilio Fernandez ; a look behind the bars / Julia Tunon -- Roberto Gavaldon / Ariel Zuniga -- Luis Bunuel in Mexico / Tomas Perez Turrent -- One generation : four film-makers : Cazals, Hermosillo, Leduc and Ripstein / Leonardo Garcia Tsao -- Films / Carmen Elisa Gomez, Ulises Iniguez, Rocio Perez, Luz Maria Virgen, Paul Willemen, Chon A. Noriega, Steven Ricci -- Film-makers / Nelson Carro -- Mexican feature film production (1906-91) / Eduardo de la Vega Alfaro.
ISBN 0851705154 (cased)
0851705162 (pbk)
OCLC # 33970419
Table of Contents
 Acknowledgments 
 Preface to the English Edition / Ignacio Duran Loera 
 Ten Reasons to Love or Hate Mexican Cinema / Paulo Antonio Paranagua1
Pt. 1Chronicle 
  Mexico and its Cinema / Alexandra Pineda, Paulo Antonio Paranagua15
Pt. 2History 
  The Silent Cinema / Aurelio de los Reyes63
  Origins, Development and Crisis of the Sound Cinema (1929-64) / Eduardo de la Vega Alfaro79
  Crises and Renovations (1965-91) / Tomas Perez Turrent94
Pt. 3Currents and Structures 
  Mythologies / Carlos Monsivais117
  The Impact of Rancho Grande / Emilio Garcia Riera128
  The Studios / Thomas Perez Turrent133
  All the People Came and Did Not Fit Onto the Screen: Notes on the Cinema Audience in Mexico / Carlos Monsivais145
Pt. 4Genres 
  Melodrama: The Passion Machine / Gustavo Garcia153
  Sorrows and Glories of Comedy / Rafael Medina de la Serna163
  The Labyrinths of History / Andres de Luna171
Pt. 5In Focus 
  Emilio Fernandez: A Look Behind the Bars / Julia Tunon179
  Roberto Gavaldon / Ariel Zuniga193
  Luis Bunuel in Mexico / Tomas Perez Turrent202
  One Generation - Four Film-makers: Cazals, Hermosillo, Leduc and Ripstein / Leonardo Garcia Tsao209
Pt. 6Dictionary 
  Films / Carmen Elisa Gomez, Ulises Iniguez, Rocio Perez, Luz Maria Virgen, Paul Willemen, Chon A. Noriega, Steven Ricci225
  Film-makers / Nelson Carro271
  Mexican Feature Film Production (1906-91) / Eduardo de la Vega Alfaro303
 Bibliography / Paulo Antonio Paranagua305
 Contributors' Notes313
 Index of Main Films Cited317


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