By Robert C. Reimer, Carol J. Reimer
German movie is various and multi-faceted; its heritage comprises 5 precise German governments (Wilhelmine Germany, the Weimar Republic, the 3rd Reich, the Federal Republic of Germany, and the German Democratic Republic), nationwide industries (Germany and Austria), and a myriad of types and creation tools. ironically, the political disruptions that experience produced those designated movie eras, in addition to the average inclination of artists to insurgent and create new types, enable for the development of a story of German movie. whereas the disjuncture generates unique issues of separation, it additionally highlights continuities among the ruptures.
Outlining the richness of German movie, The A to Z of German Cinema covers mainstream, replacement, and experimental movie from 1895 to the current via a chronology, introductory essay, appendix of the a hundred most important German movies, a bibliography, and enormous quantities of cross-referenced dictionary entries on directors,...
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The A to Z of German Cinema by Robert C. Reimer, Carol J. Reimer