Millennial cinema : memory in global film /

In spite of the overwhelming interest in the study of memory and trauma, no single volume has yet explored the centrality of memory to films of this era in a global context; this volume is the first anthology devoted exclusively to the study of memory in twenty-first century cinema. Combining indivi...

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Other Authors: McSweeney, Terence, 1974-, Sinha, Amresh, 1956-
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London ; New York : Wallflower Press, ©2011.
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Table of Contents:
  • Virtual and prosthetic memory
  • Time, memory and movement in Gaspar Noé's Irreversible / Paul Atkinson
  • Reconstructing the past : visual virtuality in Eternal sunshine of the spotless mind / Steven Rawle
  • Death every Sunday afternoon : the virtual realities of Hirokazu Kore-Eda's Afterlife / Alanna Thain
  • "Prosthetic memory" and transnational cinema : globalised identity and narrative recursivity in City of God / Russell J.A. Kilbourn
  • Traumatic and allegorical memory
  • Impossible memory : traumatic narratives in Memento and Mulholland Drive / Belinda Morrissey
  • Memories of a catastrophe : trauma and the name in Mira Nair's The namesake / Amresh Sinha
  • The future at odds with the past : journey through the ruins of memory in Alkinos Tsilimodos's Tom White / Warwick Mules
  • Filming the past, present and future of an African village : Ousmane Sembene's Moolaadé / David Murphy
  • Historical and cultural memory
  • "The unquiet dead" : memories of the Spanish Civil War in Guillermo del Toro's cinema / Jonathan Ellis and Ana María Sánchez-Arce
  • Rewind : the will to remember, the will to forget in Michael Haneke's Caché (2005) / Jehanne-Marie Gavarini
  • Memory, nostalgia and the feminine : In the mood for love and those qipaos / Lynda Chapple
  • Memory as cultural battleground in Park Chan-Wook's Oldboy / Terence McSweeney.