By David L. Pike

Award-winning writer David L. Pike deals a special specialise in the the most important quarter-century in Canadian filmmaking while the turned a workable strength at the foreign level. Pike offers a full of life, own, and available background of the main influential filmmakers and pursuits of either Anglo-Canadian and Quebecois cinema, from renowned video clips to paintings movie and every little thing in between.

Along with in-depth stories of key administrators, together with David Cronenberg, Patricia Rozema and Denys Arcand, Jean-Claude Lauzon, Robert Lepage, Léa Pool, Atom Egoyan, and man Maddin, Canadian Cinema because the 1980s displays on significant issues and genres and explores the nearby and cultural variety of the interval. Pike positions Canadian filmmaking on the frontlines of a profound cinematic transformation within the age of world media and provides clean views on either its neighborhood and overseas contexts. creating a major boost within the learn of the movie of the interval, Canadian Cinema because the 1980s is usually a terrific textual content for college students, researchers, and Canadian movie fans.

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