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Cinema Novo x 5: Masters of Contemporary Brazilian Film by Randal Johnson PDF

By Randal Johnson

With such lovely movies as Dona Flor and Her Husbands, Bye Bye Brazil, and Pixote, Brazilian cinema accomplished either serious acclaim and well known reputation within the Nineteen Seventies and Nineteen Eighties, changing into the most effective cinema of Latin the US and one of many biggest movie manufacturers within the western global. however the good fortune of Brazilian movie at domestic and overseas got here after a long time of fight by means of filmmakers made up our minds to create a robust movie in Brazil. on the vanguard of this fight have been the filmmakers of Cinema Novo, the across the world acclaimed circulation whose flowering within the Nineteen Sixties marked the beginning of contemporary Brazilian film.

Cinema Novo x 5 areas the luck of Brazilian cinema in standpoint by means of analyzing the flicks of the 5 leaders of this groundbreaking movement—Andrade, Diegues, Guerra, Rocha, and dos Santos. by way of exploring the distinctiveness of those masters of up to date Brazilian movie, Randal Johnson finds the wonderful stylistic and thematic variety of Cinema Novo. His emphasis is at the motion pictures themselves, in addition to their makers’ distinct cinematic imaginative and prescient and perspectives of what cinema could be and is. while, he offers a wealth of useful historical past info to reinforce readers’ figuring out of the historic, cultural, and financial context within which Cinema Novo was once born and flourished.

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