British Cinema (Paperback)

A Critical and Interpretive History

By Amy Sargeant

British Film Institute, 9781844570669, 384pp.

Publication Date: August 29, 2005

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A coherent decade-by-decade analysis of British cinema, ranging from Brunel's burlesques in the 1920s to films in the 21st century. British Cinema includes a wealth of detailed and pithy discussions of films usually overlooked in British cinema's canon with titles such as Fahrenheit 451, The Man Who Fell to Earthand Withnail& I.

About the Author

Amy Sargeantis Lecturer in the History of Film and Visual Media at the University of London. She is coeditor ofBritish Historical Cinema: History, Heritage and the Costume Film(2002)."