Cinema and Ireland by Kevin Rockett, Luke Gibbons and John Hill

This book also examines the way in which the British cinema, in particular, has characteristically represented Irish history in terms of a recurring Irish proclivity for violence and how these images in turn have exerted a continuing influence on films such as Angel and Cal.




Title: Cinema and Ireland

Publisher: Syracuse Univ Press

Publication Date: 1988

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: 1st Edition Very fine hardcover with dust jacket. The first overall history of native Irish film-making from the silent period to the present day. with a particular focus on Irish history and politics. It contrasts the depiction of Ireland as a rural paradise as in The Quiet Man with the more ominous and darker images of the Irish landscape to be found in such films as Ryan’s Daughter and Man of Aran. Collector’s Item.