Publisher description for Swedish film : an introduction and reader / edited by Mariah Larsson & Anders Marklund.


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A compilation of carefully selected articles written by international film scholars, this record provides an in-depth look into the history of Swedish film. This scholarly account covers various phenomena, including the early screenings at the turn of the century, Swedish censorship, the golden age of silent films, 1930s’ comedies and melodramas, documentaries, pornography, and experimental films. In addition, this volume examines the work of important contributors, such as Ingmar Bergman, Stefan Jarl, and Peter Weiss, and discusses film policies of the new millennium.




Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Motion pictures -- Sweden -- History.