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- DescriptionRussian and Soviet cinema occupies a unique place in the history of world cinema. Legendary filmmakers such as Sergei Eisenstein, Vsevolod Pudovkin, Dziga Vertov, Andrei Tarkovsky, and Sergei Paradjav have created oeuvres that are being screened and studied all over the world. The Soviet film industry was different from others because its main criterion of success was t profit, but the ideological and aesthetic effect on the viewer. Ather important feature is Soviet cinema's multinational (Eurasian) character: while Russian cinema was the largest, other national cinemas such as Georgian, Kazakh, and Ukrainian played a decisive role for Soviet cinema as a whole. The Historical Dictionary of Russian and Soviet Cinema provides a rich tapestry of factual information, together with detailed critical assessments of individual artistic accomplishments. This second edition of Historical Dictionary of Russian and Soviet Cinema contains a chrology, an introduction, and a bibliography. The dictionary section has over 600 cross-referenced entries on directors, performers, cinematographers, composers, designers, producers, and studios. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to kw more about Russian and Soviet Cinema.
- Author BiographyPeter Rollberg is Professor of Slavic Languages, Film Studies, and International Affairs at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. He has been at GWU since 1991, after teaching at the University of Leipzig, Germany, and Duke University.
- Author(s)Peter Rollberg
- PublisherRowman & Littlefield
- Date of Publication15/07/2016
- SubjectFilm, TV & Radio
- Series TitleHistorical Dictionaries of Literature and the Arts
- Place of PublicationLanham, MD
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintRowman & Littlefield Publishers
- Weight1348 g
- Width160 mm
- Height238 mm
- Spine51 mm
- Edition Statement2nd Revised edition
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