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By Vrasidas Karalis

The heritage of Greek cinema is a slightly vague and unexamined affair. Greek cinema all started slowly after which collapsed; for a number of years it struggled to reinvent itself, produced its first mature works, then collapsed thoroughly and virtually vanished. due to the sort of complicated old trajectory no entire survey of the advance of Greek cinema has been written in English. This ebook is the 1st to discover its improvement and the contexts that outlined it via targeting its major movies, personalities and theoretical discussions.

A historical past of Greek Cinema specializes in the early many years and the makes an attempt to set up a "national" cinema worthy to social unity and nationwide identification. It additionally analyses the issues and the dilemmas that many Greek administrators confronted with the intention to identify a unique Greek cinema language and offers a number of the levels of improvement through the historical past of the turbulent political background of the rustic. The publication combines historic research and discussions approximately cinematic shape in to build a story historical past approximately Greek cinematic successes and screw ups.

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