World Directors and Their Films

World Directors and Their Films : Essays on African, Asian, Latin American, and Middle Eastern Cinema

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In World Directors and Their Films, Bert Cardullo offers readable analyses of some of the most important films and the artists who produced them. Beyond simple biographical capsules and plot summaries, these readings demonstrate with clarity and elegance how international moviemakers use the resources of the medium to pursue complex, significant human goals. Including essays on filmmakers from China, Japan, India, Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Iran, Senegal, and Chad, this book is an engaging collection of enlightening and helpful essays that will appeal as much to the general reader as it will to scholars of international cinema.

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Product details

  • Hardback | 354 pages
  • 154 x 230 x 28mm | 703.06g
  • Scarecrow Press
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • 37 black & white halftones
  • 0810885247
  • 9780810885240
  • 1,799,984

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Cardullo has written several books and journal articles on film and drama and his knowledge and love of the industry show through in these volumes. These titles would be valuable additions to any large university's film studies collection. American Reference Books Annual

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About Bert Cardullo

Bert Cardullo is professor of Media and Communication at the Izmir University of Economics in Turkey. He is the author, editor, or translator of a number of books on film and drama, including World Directors in Dialogue: Conversations on Cinema (Scarecrow, 2011).

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