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British films of the 1970s

Paul Newland


British Films of the 1970s offers fresh critical insights into a diverse range of films including Carry On Girls, O Lucky Man!, Radio On, Winstanley, Cromwell, Akenfield, Requiem for a Village, That’ll Be the Day, Pressure, The Shout, The Long Good Friday and The Offence. The book sets out to obtain a clearer understanding of two things – the fragmentary state of the filmmaking culture of the period, and the fragmentary nature of the nation that these films represent. This book shows us that British films of the period – often hybridised in terms of genre - mediate an increasingly diverse and ... More

Keywords: Britain, British, Cinema, History, Nation, Film, Culture, 1970s

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780719082252
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: May 2013 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719082252.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Paul Newland, author