Alejandro AmenaBar, Hardback Book


Since the release of his first feature in 1996, Alejandro Amenabar has become the 'golden boy' of Spanish filmmaking, a bankable star director whose brand virtually guarantees quality, big audiences and domestic box office success.

He has directed three of the highest-grossing movies in Spanish film history and has enjoyed enormous international and critical acclaim, including an Oscar for Best Foreign Film for Mar Adentro/The Sea Inside, 2004. This book is the first full-length study in English of Amenabar's shorts and feature films.

It provides detailed analysis of his engagement with popular film genres as the basis for an auteur cinema and incorporates a reappraisal of his auteurism as fundamentally decentred and shared.

An essential resource for students, scholars and fans of Amenabar, the book will also appeal to a wider readership, including professionals in the film, media and culture industries as well as those who have a general interest in the best of Spanish, European and world cinema. -- .


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 320 pages, Illustrations, black & white
  • Publisher: Manchester University Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Films, cinema
  • ISBN: 9780719075896



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