World Cinema by Peter Cowie
Diary Of A Day

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Peter Cowrie has written histories of Dutch and Scandinavian film and critical biographies of Welles, Bergman, and Coppola. He recently edited the BFI's centenary book, "World Cinema", and is currently International Publishing Director of "Variety".
Published February 1, 1995 by Overlook Books. 416 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Humor & Entertainment. Non-fiction

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Throughout Revolution!, Cowie conflates a reasonable claim - that film-makers in the 60s had greater freedom to explore sexual and political themes than their predecessors - with the dubious conclusion that the films they made were hugely more interesting.

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The 11-year span from 1958 to 1969 proved one of the most transformative and dynamic periods in cinema history, and film historian Cowie interweaves historical narrative and candid interviews with European filmmakers to chart the origins of this revolutionary celluloid expressionism and its later...

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