Search results: Found 1

Listing 1 - 1 of 1
Sort by
The Cinema of Mika Kaurismäki

Author:
ISBN: 9781841504094 9781841504520 Year: Language: English
Publisher: Intellect Grant: Knowledge Unlatched - 101536
Subject: Performing Arts
Added to DOAB on : 2019-01-15 13:35:03
License:

Loading...
Export citation

Choose an application

Abstract

Mika Kaurismäki’s films challenge many boundaries – national societies, genre formations, art/popular culture, fiction/documentary, humanity/nature and problematic distinctions between different zones of development. Synthesizing concepts from a range of thematic frameworks – e.g. auteurism, eco-philosophy, genre, cartography, cineaste networks, global reception, distribution and exhibition practices, and the potential of postnationalism – this book provides an interdisciplinary reading of Kaurismäki’s cinema. The notion of ‘transvergence’ – of thinking in heterogeneous and polyphonal terms – emerges as an analytical method for exploring the power of these films. Through this, the volume encourages rethinking transnational cinema studies in relation to many oft-debated notions such as Finnish culture, European identity, cosmopolitanism and globalization.

Listing 1 - 1 of 1
Sort by
Narrow your search

Publisher

Intellect (1)


License

CC by-nc-nd (1)


Language

english (1)


Year
From To Submit

2011 (1)