By Barry Keith Grant
This reference offers a finished and available creation to movie and picture stories, protecting such facets as construction, nationwide traditions, studios, genres, severe idea and movie historical past. nearly two hundred entries hide particular issues, together with performing, censorship, enhancing, lights and others. additionally incorporated are greater than 230 profession profiles, putting person achievements within the context of particular themes (for instance, Robert Altman is featured within the article on "Sound"). extra positive factors comprise a accomplished index; a listing of extra analyzing resources; 350 black-and-white and one hundred fifty complete colour photos; and extra.
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Zire darakhatan zeyton (Through the Olive Trees, 1994), the final film of the trilogy, is about a film crew making an important scene camera. Love, which had been an integral theme in Iranian cinema before the revolution (a clear influence of Persian poetry), could no longer be depicted in movies after the introduction in 1983 of Islamic guidelines for filmmakers. Later, when restrictions were slightly loosened and women were allowed back onto the screen in 1987, there was still heavy censorship; for example, actors of opposite sexes were not allowed to touch each other unless they were related in real life.
The search for realism in the Italian cinema thus began not with the postwar period and the neorealists but, rather, with directors working in the 1930s and the 1940s before the end of World War II. In an important manifesto published in 1933 (‘‘The Glass Eye’’), pro-Mussolini journalist Leo Longanesi called for Italian directors to take their cameras into the streets and to produce a non-Hollywood version of Italian everyday life, a film realism that was authentically Italian in content. This interest in realism was specifically the goal of the left-wing Italian fascist intellectuals associated with Vittorio Mussolini’s journal Cinema, and after the war and the fall of his father’s regime, these same individuals continued their interest in film realism but pursued this goal with a Marxist, not a fascist, twist.
Mythical Expressions of Siege in Israeli Films. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen, 1997. Raz, Yosef. Beyond Flesh: Queer Masculinities and Nationalism in Israeli Cinema. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2004. Shohat, Ella. Israeli Cinema: East/West and the Politics of Representation. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1989. SEE ALSO 40 Nitzan Ben-Shaul SCHIRMER ENCYCLOPEDIA OF FILM ITALY Given Italy’s unparalleled contributions to the visual arts from the twelfth century to the present, it would have been unusual, indeed, if its culture had not made fundamental contributions to the development of film art from the silent era to the present.
Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film by Barry Keith Grant