This thesis examines patterns of (post) transitional developments in Polish cinema between 1989 and 2004. It proposes a three-stage approach to the analysis of transitional continuities in films about the mythical Polish past, The Polish People's Republic (PRL), the contemporary reality and contemporary Polish comedies.
Table of ContentsPreamble or redesigning Poland: 1989-2004 -- Introducing Polish cinema -- Of (post) transitional Polishness and film -- Of the Polish film industry, culture and criticism 1989-2004: a story in three acts -- Of nostalgia and arcadias in heritage films -- Of the People's Republic and its memory -- Of the transitional ethos -- Of (post) transitional comic relief -- Conclusion.
NotesBibliography: leaves 391-427
Awarding InstitutionMacquarie University
Degree TypeThesis PhD
DegreeThesis (PhD), Macquarie University. Division of Society, Culture, Media & Philosophy, Department of Media
Department, Centre or SchoolDept. of Media
Year of Award2005
Principal SupervisorNoel King
Additional Supervisor 1Catherine Simpson
RightsCopyright disclaimer: http://www.copyright.mq.edu.au
Copyright Renata Murawska 2005.
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