World Film Locations
  • Publisher Intellect Ltd
  • LanguageEnglish
  • Publication Date2012/05/01
  • Page126Page
  • BindingPaperback
  • Weight(kg)0.31kg
  • ISBN9781841505688
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World Film Locations

————Madrid

Book Information

From Death of a Cyclist to Open Your Eyes to The Limits of Control, Madrid has graced the big screen countless times across a wide variety of genres enacted by a similarly eclectic array of directors, including Carlos Saura, Luis Buñuel, and Pedro Almodovar. With the aim of capturing the full range of portrayals of the city onscreen, this volume pairs short synopses of scenes from fifty films with an accompanying array of dynamic full-color film stills. These scenes are set in context through a series of incisive essays that examine significant periods from Madrid’s rich film history, as well as its key industry figures and recurring themes.
 
Packed with fun facts, World Film Locations: Madrid offers a fascinating—and often surprising—tour of the many film representations of MadridFor jetsetters planning a jaunt to this richly cinematic city, the book also includes photographs of locations as they appear now and city maps with information on how to locate key features.

Author Description

Lorenzo J. Torres Hortelano is a senior lecturer in the Department of Communication Sciences I at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos in Spain. He is the editor of Directory of World Cinema: Spain, also published by Intellect.