The child is a potent motif for the loss of historical memory and for its recuperation through cinema this book is suitable for scholars and undergraduates working in the areas of spanish cinema spanish cultural studies and cinema studies. Children and child stars are ubiquitous in spanish cinema but no book has addressed this theme before as a single subject focuses mainly on the period from 1950s present day but refers to spanish filmic history from its origins the first book on the child in spanish cinema uses the motif of the . In this the first full length treatment of the child in spanish cinema sarah wright explores the ways that the cinematic child comes to represent prosthetic memory the central theme of the child and the monster is used to examine the relationship of the self to the past and to cinema. The 30 best spanish language movies of all time 01 april 2016 features not that the spanish movies arent important nowadays but the talent and importance of latin american films grew exponentially providing great releases that became crucial to this industry after the 2000s the movie experiences and shows the aftermath of . Through the child protagonists we look through the child and at the child oscillating between innocence and knowingness fascinated by the lure of the child on screen if el espritu de la colmena presents an iconic example of the child on screen then the child and cinema are also indelibly linked in this film with memory
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