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Contemporary Russian cinema : symbols of a new era / Vlad Strukov.

Author:
Strukov, Vlad, 1973- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2016]
  • ©2016
Description:
1 online resource (ix, 285 pages) : illustrations.
Summary note:
One of the first books to explore Russian cinema in the new millennium, this volume captures the emergence of a new cinematic sensibility and interprets it through the framework of the symbolic mode. Analysing films by established directors such as Sokurov, Zviagintsev and Zel'dovich, as well as lesser-known filmmakers like Balabanov, Fedorchenko and Kalatozishvili, Contemporary Russian Cinema: Symbols of a New Era explores the particular style of film presentation that has emerged in Russia since 2000, characterised by its use of highly abstract concepts and visual language. Whether directed towards a mystical world, or even towards an afterlife, the symbolic mode defines the emergence of a specific mindscape which has escaped previous representational forms and is intrinsically linked to Russia's dramatic political and economic development since the turn of the 21st century-- Source other than Library of Congress.
Bibliographic references:
  • Includes filmography.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 264-280) and index.
Source of description:
Print version record.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
  • Criticism, interpretation, etc.
  • History.
ISBN:
  • 9781474407656 ((electronic bk.))
  • 147440765X ((electronic bk.))
  • ((epub))
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