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Experimental Latin American cinema [electronic resource] : history and aesthetics / by Cynthia Tompkins.

Author/Creator:
Tompkins, Cynthia, 1958-
Publication:
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (305 p.)
Edition:
1st ed.
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Subjects:
Experimental films -- Latin America -- History and criticism.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction: mise-en-scene, a seemingly international staging
A neonoir skew to the action-image. A shimmering suture: Fabián Bielinsky's epileptic El aura
Slippery criminal pleasures: intermediality and voyeurism in Jorge Furtado's O homem que copiava
Endless quest: chasing sex, lies, and money at the gates of hell in Heitor Dhalia's O cheiro do ralo
Road movies. The paradoxical effect of the documentary: Walter Salles's Central do Brasil
Twin piques: the double discourse of Carlos Sorín's El camino de San Diego
Orphans' solidarity: María Victoria Menis's El cielito
Drama. Sculpting time: Inês de Oliveira Cézar's Como pasan las horas
The past engulfs the present: Josue Mendez's Días de Santiago
Experimental auteurism. Whether or not to end one's life: Carlos Reygadas's Japón
Crime and self-inflicted punishment: Carlos Reygadas's Batalla en El cielo
Experimental auteurism and intertextuality. The miracle of female bonding in patriarchal society: Carlos Reygadas's Stellet licht (2008)
Cyclical scapegoating: Inês de Oliveira Cézar's Extranjera
The irrevocable nature of curses: Inês de Oliveira Cézar's El recuento de Los Daños
Splintered mirrors, echoes, and reverberations: Fernando Pérez Valdés's Madrigal
Experimental pseudo-documentary. Room with a view: Fernando Pérez Valdés's Suite Habana
Life is and is not: Paz Encina's Hamaca Paraguaya
Conclusion: possible futures.
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Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
0-292-74416-1
OCLC:
827944895