European Cinema: Face to Face with Hollywood
by Thomas Elsaesser
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press 2005
Number of pages: 566
In the face of renewed competition from Hollywood since the early 1980s and the challenges posed to Europe's national cinemas by the fall of the Wall in 1989, independent filmmaking in Europe has begun to re-invent itself. European Cinema: Face to Face with Hollywood re-assesses the different debates and presents a broader framework for understanding the forces at work since the 1960s.
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