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Japanese films set before 1868

Jidai-geki

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Japanese films set after 1868

Gendai-geki

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The 2nd largest film industry in the world in the 1950's

India

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Masala style

Melodramatic plot
Song and Dance Numbers
Action sequences
Happy endings

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What is Art Cinema?

Film seen as a work of art
Seen as a modernist work
features an alienated protagonist
loose narrative form
marketed as a distinct stylistic and cultural alternative to hollywood entertainment

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Examples of Art Cinema film

The Seventh Seal
8 1/2
Throne of Blood
Mon Oncle

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Brecht

wanted film and theatre to not be escapist but instead to be political and so used alienation effects (usually dubbed Brechtian)

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brechtian techniques

breaks the 4th wall
accentuated act changes
musical numbers used in odd ways
collage construction
non linear narrative structure
minimalist style

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example of a brechtian or self reflexive film

Weekend by Jean-Luc Godard

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example of abstract expressionism

monotone symphony

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art which looks at everyday objects and tries to find the art in them

pop art

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self-reflexive filmmaking
filmmakers influenced by neo-realism

new wave

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spring 1968

prague spring

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political modernism

leftist films with a highly didactic tone meant to promote social and political change

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production code abandoned in

1966

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name for chinese communist cinema

socialist or revolutionary realism

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third cinema

propaganda films. cinema used as a weapon

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example of a third cinema film

memories of underdevelopment

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the great proletarian cultural revolution

mao's attempt to flip society

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example of a chinese third cinema film

the red detachment of women

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late cold war films morally

simplistic

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post cold war films morally

gray

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1946

box office record in USA

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the paramount decision

end of block booking, companies no longer held an ogliopoly

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result of the paramount decision

companies had to focus on producing less movies but those movies were more expensive

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roadshowing

plays in only one theater per market and only 1-3 screenings each day

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films that cash in on topical or sensational subjects

exploitation films

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studio most famous for post-war musicals

MGM

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protectionist measures postwar

quotas of time for american cinema, levying charges, government financial coverage,

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postwar modernism

true to life
the abnormally long shot
authorial commentary