The A to Z of German Cinema (The A to Z Guide Series) by Robert C. Reimer, Carol J. Reimer

By Robert C. Reimer, Carol J. Reimer

German movie is varied and multi-faceted; its background comprises 5 designated 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 kinds and construction equipment. satirically, the political disruptions that experience produced those designated movie eras, in addition to the typical inclination of artists to insurgent and create new types, enable for the development of a story of German movie. whereas the disjuncture generates precise 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 motion pictures, a bibliography, and 1000s of cross-referenced dictionary entries on administrators, actors, movies, cinematographers, composers, manufacturers, and significant historic occasions that vastly affected the path and improvement of German cinema. The book's huge canvas will lead scholars and students of cinema to understand the complicated nature of German movie.

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