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- SAGE India 2006; US$ 29.95
Convenient coincidences and glycerine tears, star-crossed lovers and happy endings, mindless songs and energetic dances These elements, and more, have sustained the Bollywood brand of cinema for nearly a century, so much so that it has now found acceptance across continents. This book is a road map for the fast-changing entertainment landscape... more...
- SAGE India 2005; US$ 125.00
The volumes of the Project on the History of Science, Philosophy and Culture in Indian Civilization aim at discovering the main aspects of India`s heritage and present them in an interrelated way. This volume offers insights into womens lives in colonial and post-colonial India, fully cognizant of the complex interlinking of class, caste, ethnicity,... more...
- ECW Press 2009; US$ 13.95
A unique scene-by-scene breakdown of all of the Lord of the Rings movies, this guide provides in-depth analysis of the live-action trilogy and other related films, alongside games, puzzles, and interviews with the filmmakers. Each scene is explored in four different ways: a closer look at the plot and the action, a look behind the scenes, a reveal... more...
- Penguin Group US 2010; US$ 7.99
Marli Renfro was Janet Leigh's body double in the Hitchcock classic Psycho . When she disappeared, it was believed she was the victim of a serial killer. It was a mystery that took decades to solve-and a crime that could only have happened in Hollywood. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 155.00
The film Hero , directed by Zhang Yimou and released in 2002, is widely regarded as the first globally successful indigenous Chinese blockbuster. A big expensive film with multiple stars, spectacular scenery, and astonishing action sequences, it touched on key questions of Chinese culture, nation and politics, and was both a domestic sensation and... more...
- University of Nebraska Press 2010; US$ 19.95
One of the most important Native films of all time, Atanarjuat, the Fast Runner tells a powerful and moving story about honor, betrayal, vengeance, and redemption. Set in the vast, visually stunning Arctic landscape, it was the first feature film written, directed, and acted entirely in Inuktitut, the language of Canadas Inuit people. Canadas... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 44.99
Transcending the literature/film paradigm of typical film adaptation courses, these essays focus on the idea of 'adaptation' and what it means in different socio-political contexts. This volume not only suggests how 'adaptation' might be used in different disciplines but how it might improve the learning experience for teachers and students alike. more...
- Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 44.99
This collection of essays focuses on numerous contexts to emphasize why film adaptations matter to students of literature. Written by specialists in a variety of fields, ranging from film, radio, theater, and even language studies, it is the first such volume devoted exclusively to teaching adaptations from a practical, teacher-centered angle. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2000; US$ 119.00
Many of our favorite films began as playssome as well known as Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, and some not so well known as You've Got Mail's origin, a 1937 play Parfumerie by Miklos Laszlo. Video Versions identifies nearly 300 films and their theatrical origins, providing readers with an overview of the films and highlighting similarities... more...
- Indiana University Press 2010; US$ 21.20
Jefferson Hunter examines English films and television dramas as they relate to English culture in the 20th century. He traces themes such as the influence of U.S. crime drama on English film, and film adaptations of literary works as they appear in screen work from the 1930s to the present. A Canterbury... more...