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Big Screen Rome

Big Screen Rome by Monica Silveira Cyrino
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Big Screen Rome is the first systematic survey of the most important and popular films from the past half century that reconstruct the image of Roman antiquity.

  • The first systematic survey of the most important and popular recent films about Roman antiquity.
  • Shows how cinema explores, reinvents and celebrates the spectacle of ancient Rome.
  • Films discussed in depth include Stanley Kubrick’s Spartacus, Ridley Scott’s Gladiator and Terry Jones’s Monty Python’s Life of Brian.
  • Contributes to discussions about the ongoing relevance of the classical world.
  • Shows how contemporary film-makers use recreations of ancient history as commentaries on contemporary society.
  • Structured in a way that makes it suitable for course use, and features issues for discussion and analysis, and reference to further bibliographic resources.
  • Written in an energetic and engaging style.
Wiley; February 2009
288 pages; ISBN 9781405150323
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Title: Big Screen Rome
Author: Monica Silveira Cyrino
 
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