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New Irish storytellers [electronic resource] : narrative strategies in film /
Dióg O'Connell.
imprint
Bristol ; Chicago : Intellect, 2010.
description
200 p. : ill.
ISBN
1841503126, 9781841503127
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imprint
Bristol ; Chicago : Intellect, 2010.
isbn
1841503126
9781841503127
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Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
catalogue key
8605372
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 185-189) and indexes.
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Main Description
New Irish Storytellers examines storytelling techniques and narrative strategies in contemporary Irish film and illuminates the craft, skill and creative decisions of Irish film-makers since the 1990s. Revealing defining patterns, styles and tendencies within recent Irish cinema, this book explores connections between Irish cinematic storytellers and their British and American colleagues. The period under scrutiny stretches back to 1993, the year the Irish Film Board was re-activated, facilitating a phase of prolonged film production after a hiatus of seven years. Reflecting on this key and distinctive era in Irish cinema, this book explores how film gave expression to tensions and fissures in the new Ireland.
Main Description
With the success of such films as the Oscar winner Once , Irish film has been getting well-deserved international attention recently. New Irish Storytellers examines storytelling techniques and narrative strategies in contemporary Irish film. Revealing defining patterns within recent Irish cinema, this book explores connections between Irish cinematic storytellers and their British and American colleagues. Díóg O'Connell traces the creative output of Irish filmmakers today back to 1993, the year the Irish Film Board was reactivated, reinvigorating film production after a hiatus of seven years. Reflecting on this key and distinctive era in Irish cinema, this book explores how film gave expression to tensions and fissures in the new Ireland.
Main Description
With the success of such films as the Oscar winnerOnce, Irish film has been getting well-deserved international attention recently.New Irish Storytellersexamines storytelling techniques and narrative strategies in contemporary Irish film. Revealing defining patterns within recent Irish cinema, this book explores connections between Irish cinematic storytellers and their British and American colleagues. Diog O'Connell traces the creative output of Irish filmmakers today back to 1993, the year the Irish Film Board was reactivated, reinvigorating film production after a hiatus of seven years. Reflecting on this key and distinctive era in Irish cinema, this book explores how film gave expression to tensions and fissures in the new Ireland.

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