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Mike Leigh

Mike Leigh

Tony Whitehead

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072369
eISBN:
9781781703298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072369.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Mike Leigh may well be Britain's greatest living film director; his worldview has permeated our national consciousness. This book gives detailed readings of the nine feature films he has made for the ... More

The Naval War FilmGenre, History and National Cinema

The Naval War Film: Genre, History and National Cinema

Jonathan Rayner

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070983
eISBN:
9781781701157
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070983.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book undertakes a consideration of the depiction of naval warfare within British and American cinema. The films (ranging from examples from the interwar period, the Second World War, the Cold ... More

Paving the Empire RoadBBC Television and West Indian Immigration

Paving the Empire Road: BBC Television and West Indian Immigration

Darrell M. Newton

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719081675
eISBN:
9781781702840
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081675.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This book provides an institutional case study of the BBC Television Service, as it undertook the responsibility of creating programmes that addressed the impact of black Britons, their attempts to ... More

Popular television in authoritarian Europe

Popular television in authoritarian Europe

Peter Goddard (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719082399
eISBN:
9781781707302
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082399.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This collection brings together work on forms of popular television produced within the authoritarian regimes of Europe after World War II. Ten chapters based on new and original research examine ... More

Realist Film Theory and CinemaThe Nineteenth-century Lukacsian and Intuitionist Realist Traditions

Realist Film Theory and Cinema: The Nineteenth-century Lukacsian and Intuitionist Realist Traditions

Ian Aitken

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070006
eISBN:
9781781700884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070006.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book embraces studies of cinematic realism and nineteenth-century tradition; the realist film theories of Lukács, Grierson, Bazin and Kracauer; and the relationship of realist film theory to the ... More

The Reality of FilmTheories of Filmic Reality

The Reality of Film: Theories of Filmic Reality

Richard Rushton

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082689
eISBN:
9781781702994
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082689.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In formulating a notion of filmic reality, this book offers a novel way of understanding our relationship with cinema. It argues that cinema need not be understood in terms of its capacities to refer ... More

Regarding the RealCinema, documentary, and the visual arts

Regarding the Real: Cinema, documentary, and the visual arts

Des O'Rawe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099663
eISBN:
9781526104137
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099663.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Regarding the real: cinema, documentary, and the visual arts develops an approach to the study of documentary film focussing on its aesthetic and cultural relations to the modern visual arts, ... More

A sense of placeRegional British television drama, 1956-82

A sense of place: Regional British television drama, 1956-82

Lez Cooke

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719086786
eISBN:
9781781706329
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086786.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This pioneering study examines regional British television drama from its beginnings on the BBC and ITV in the 1950s to the arrival of Channel Four in 1982. It discusses the ways in which ... More

State of PlayContemporary 'High-end' TV Drama

State of Play: Contemporary 'High-end' TV Drama

Robin Nelson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719073106
eISBN:
9781781701119
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073106.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This book updates and develops the arguments of TV drama in transition (1997). It sets its analysis of the aesthetics and compositional principles of texts within a broad conceptual framework ... More

Tony Garnett

Tony Garnett

Stephen Lacey

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719066283
eISBN:
9781781702529
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719066283.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This is a book-length study of one of the most respected and prolific producers working in British television. From ground-breaking dramas from the 1960s such as Up the Junction and Cathy Come Home ... More

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