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Magical Reels: A History of Cinema in Latin America

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Still the most comprehensive analysis of the subject to have appeared in English, Magical Reelscharts the development of Latin American film industries in a world increasingly dominated by the advanced technology and massive distribution budgets of the North American mainstream.

John King sets up a historical framework to unfold the overlapping histories of cinema in the co
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Paperback, 330 pages
Published September 17th 2000 by Verso (first published January 28th 1990)
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good, varied text on Latin American Cinema. I especially liked the chapter on Peruvian film, which is extremely under discussed.
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English author, who has written several novels on the nation's lad culture at home and abroad. His debut work of fiction, The Football Factory, was made into a controversial film, directed by Nick Love and starring Danny Dyer. He now owns and operates London Books, an imprint company reissuing classic novels. He is listed as a supporter of No to EU – Yes to Democracy.
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