Fifty key British films

Barrow, Sarah and White, John (2008) Fifty key British films. Routledge Key Guides . Routledge, London. ISBN 9780415433303

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This book, part of the successful Key Guides series from Routledge, provides a chance to delve into 50 British films considered a true reflection of the times. With case studies from the 1930s heyday of cinema right up to the present day, this chronologically ordered volume includes coverage of:
- The Lodger (Hitchcock)
- Drifters (Grierson)
- Listen to Britain (Jennings)
- The Third Man (Reed)
- Pressure (Ove)
- Bahji on the Beach (Chadha)
- London (Keiller)
- Ratcatcher (Ramsey)

In this text, some of the seminal works by Britain's best and lesser known talents are scrutinised for their outstanding ability to articulate the issues of the time from key standpoints. This is essential reading for anyone interested in film and the increasing relevance of the British film industry on the international scene.

Keywords:British cinema, film studies
Subjects:P Mass Communications and Documentation > P303 Film studies
Divisions:College of Arts > Lincoln School of Film & Media > Lincoln School of Film & Media (Film)
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ID Code:23250
Deposited On:08 Jun 2016 09:55

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