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Dream Factories of a Former Colony: American Fantasies, Philippine Cinema

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Philippine cinema, the dream factory of the former U.S. colony, teems with American figures and plots. Local movies feature GIs seeking Filipina brides, cold war spies hunting down native warlords, and American-born Filipinos wandering in the parental homeland. The American landscape furnishes the settings for the triumphs and tragedies of Filipino nurses, GI babies, and m ...more
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published November 10th 2010 by Univ Of Minnesota Press (first published January 1st 2010)
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