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Ken Loach : The Politics of Film and Television

Ken Loach : The Politics of Film and Television

Author: John Hill
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John Hill's definitive study looks at the career and work of British director Ken Loach. From his early television work ("Cathy Come Home") through to landmark social realsim films ("Kes") and modern examinations of British society ("Looking For Eric") this landmark study reveals Loach as one of the great European directors.
Table of contents
Acknowledgements Introduction Towards 'a new drama for television': Diary of a Young Man and The End of Arthur's Marriage 'Urgently contemporary and socially relevant': From Tap on the Shoulder to Up the Junction Blurring 'the distinction between fact and fiction': Cathy Come Home, In Two Minds and The Golden Vision 'The play of political advocacy': The Big Flame and The Rank and File From Television into Film: Poor Cow, Kes and Family Life 'This is our history': Days of Hope 'The UK's pre-eminent arthouse director': from television censorship to 'art cinema' 'It's a Free World': Social Change and Class from Riff-Raff to Looking For Eric What Might Have Been: Land and Freedom and The Wind that Shakes the Barley Select Bibliography Filmography Index
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General Fields

  • : 9781844572038
  • : Palgrave Macmillan
  • : Palgrave Macmillan
  • : May 2011
  • : 245mm X 175mm X 16mm
  • : August 2011
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 256
  • : John Hill
  • : Paperback
  • : 611