New Tunisian cinema : allegories of resistance / Robert Lang
- Lang, Robert, 1957-
- New York : Columbia University Press, 2014.
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- Physical Description:
- xxii, 380 pages ; 24 cm.
- Film and culture
- The nation, the state, and the cinema -- "The freedom to be different, to choose your own life": Man of ashes (Nouri Bouzid, 1986) -- "Laughter in the dark": sexuality and the police state in Halfaouine (Férid Boughedir, 1990) -- Sexual allegories of national identity in Bezness (Nouri Bouzid, 1992) -- The colonizer and the colonized in the silences of the palace (Moufida Tlatli, 1994) -- "It takes two of us to discover truth": Essaïda (Mohamed Zran, 1996) -- "It takes a lot of unruly individuals to make a free people": Bedwin Hacker (Nadia el Fani, 2003) -- Inventing the postcolonial nation/constructing a usable past: the TV is coming (Moncef Dhouib, 2006) -- "Destiny answers the people's call for life, darkness will be dispelled, and chains will break".
- 9780231165068 (cloth : alk. paper)
0231165064 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780231165075 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0231165072 (pbk. : alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages -367), filmography (pages -347) and index.
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