Cine y anarquismo: La utopía anarquista en imágenes
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Cine y anarquismo: La utopía anarquista en imágenes

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El libro de Richard Porton es un estudio pormenorizado de la relación que el autor ha querido interpretar entre la historia del anarquismo - basándose en hechos históricos y en obras de diferentes autores - y las diferentes representaciones cinematográficas que ha conocido.
En el libro se amplía la definición de cine anarquista, no solamente mencionando obras producidas por...more
Paperback, 284 pages
Published March 2001 by Gedisa Editorial (first published 1999)
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a fascinating topic admittedly not done in the most fascinating way...

Here anarchism, and its heroes are portrayed in film...
... some knowledge of anarchism necessary to get something out of this. Please note that this is not a book of anarchist films. You will notice that few films pass Porton's approval.
One finds out again how powerful propaganda is, and how out of touch it is from the historical reality of anarchism: the ridiculous stereotypes here can be quite revealing (of our collective i...more
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Nov 28, 2008 Stevphen Shukaitis rated it 3 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: film and media studies folks
This book is at that same time quite good, and also disappointing. Good in the sense that it covers a lot of material, particularly in regards to older films, which I haven't come across. So now I have a quite substantial list of interesting films to track down and watch (for instance the first one I looked for is Rene Clair's A Nous la Liberte, which I had not heard of before, but is a brilliant comedy-operetta about work refusal, factories, etc). Porton makes a number of interesting points abo...more
Un tanto aburrido.
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