By Ruth Barton

ISBN-10: 0415278945

ISBN-13: 9780415278942

ISBN-10: 0415278953

ISBN-13: 9780415278959

From the foreign successes of Neil Jordan and Jim Sheridan, to the smaller productions of the hot new release of Irish filmmakers, this publication explores questions of nationalism, gender identities, the illustration of the concerns and of Irish background in addition to cinema's reaction to the so-called Celtic Tiger and its aftermath.

Irish nationwide Cinema argues that during order to appreciate the original place of filmmaking in eire and the inheritance on which modern filmmakers draw, definitions of the Irish tradition and id needs to keep in mind the so-called Irish diaspora and interact with its cinema.

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