Polish film has long enjoyed an outstanding reputation but its best known protagonists tend to be male. This book points to the important role of women as key characters in Polish films, such as the enduring female figure in Polish culture, the "Polish Mother," female characters in socialist realistic cinema, women depicted in the films of the Polish School, Solidarity heroines, and women in the films from the postcommunist period. Not less important for the success of Polish cinema are Polish women filmmakers, four of whom are presented in this volume: Wanda Jakubowska, Agnieszka Holland, Barbara Sass and Dorota K?dzierzawska, whose work is examined.
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|Size: ||45.9 MB|
|Publisher: ||Berghahn Books|
|Date published: || 2006|
|ISBN: ||9781782387206 (DRM-PDF)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|