The Sports Film: Games People Play (Short Cuts)

The Sports Film: Games People Play (Short Cuts)


After protecting the genre's early background and theorizing its common features, this quantity then makes a speciality of particular circumstances of activities motion pictures, resembling the biopic, the activities heritage movie, the documentary, the fan movie, the boxing movie, and explores concerns equivalent to gender, race, spectacle and silent comedy. 4 significant movies are then heavily analysed – Chariots of Fire, Field of Dreams, the Indian cricket epic Lagaan, and Oliver Stone's Any Given Sunday. whereas recording American film's significance to the style, the publication resists the traditional over-concentration on American cinema and activities by means of its cognizance to different cinemas, for instance the British, Indian, Australian, South Korean, Thai, German, New Zealand, Spanish, etc, with the various assorted activities they depict.

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