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Style of Sleaze : The American Exploitation Film, 1959-1977 - by Calum Waddell (Hardcover)
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What is an exploitation film? The Style of Sleaze reasons that the aesthetic and thematic approach of the key texts within three distinct exploitation demarcations - blaxploitation, horror and sexploitation - indicate a concurrent evolution of filmmaking that could be seen as an identifiable cinematic movement. Offering a fresh perspective on studies of marginal cinema, The Style of Sleaze maintains that defining exploitation cinema as a vaguely attributed 'excess' is unhelpful, and instead concludes that this period in American film history produced a number of the most transgressive, and yet morally complex, motion pictures ever made.
Number of Pages: 207
Genre: Performing Arts
Series Title: Traditions in American Cinema
Publisher: Edinburgh Univ Pr
Author: Calum Waddell
Street Date: July 1, 2018
Item Number (DPCI): 248-11-2889
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