Sites of glocal representations and artistic resistance: the Neapolitan urban imaginary in Antonio Capuano's Sacred Silence
Author: La Trecchia, Patrizia
Source: Studies in European Cinema, Volume 6, Number 1, October 2009 , pp. 31-45(15)
Abstract:This essay frames the cultural and social aspects of Antonio Capuano's film, Sacred Silence (1996) in the tradition of neorealism and of cinema as a representation of reality and, furthermore, analyzes them by drawing also on Walter Benjamin's work on the city of Naples and on the theme of the flneur.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: University of South Florida.
Publication date: October 2009
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