Name Instructor Course Date Chapter 16: Major Arguments American film had dominated the world before the war. During the war various countries worked to strengthen their domestic film industries so that they could overcome America’s film production industry. However Hollywood was devoted to re-introducing its products in the European film industry after the war (Bordwell & Thompson 324). The project was a success as American films were occupying at least half of screening time by 1953. The success was not received well by European film producers as they appealed to their governments The transformation of the Italian film is also widely discussed in the chapter following the claim that it was the most outstanding among European nations. Additionally Spanish film industry is well-featured in the chapter as it was the best case study following its powerful influence by Italian neorealism (Bordwell & Thompson 340). The transformation of the film in other nations such as German Britain and Denmark are left out and their support or despise for neorealism is not featured. Works Cited Bordwell David and Thompson Kristin. Film art: An introduction. McGraw-Hill 2013. [...]
READ 16 POSTWAR EUROPEAN CINEMA: NEOREALISM AND ITS CONTEXT and then complete a summary of the chapter following these guidelines: The summary will be one page, single-spaced in 12-point Times font, with one-inch margins. Failure to adhere to these formatting specifications (i.e., half page, incorrect font, 2-inch margins, etc.) will result in a ZERO for the assignment The summary will address at a minimum: 1) What are the "major" arguments/ideas presented in the reading? 2) How are the authors considering history, culture, technology, industry, economics, etc., and how do these impact motion pictures in historical epoch being discussed? 3) What/who "counts" as historically significant? What is left out? I will provide a link to download the textbook in pdf once the assignment is accepted.