Looking For A New England

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What happened to UK cinema and TV when swinging London ended? ‘Looking For A New England’ covers the period 1975 to 1986, from Slade in Flame to Absolute Beginners. A carefully researched exploration of transgressive films, the career of David Bowie, dystopias, the Joan Collins oeuvre, black cinema, the origins and impact of punk music, political films, comedy, how Ireland and Scotland featured on our screens and the rise of Richard Branson and a new, commercial, mainstream. It describes over 100 film and TV productions in detail, together with their literary, social and musical influences during a time when profound changes shrank the size of the UK cinema industry.

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What happened to UK cinema and TV when swinging London ended? Looking for a New England covers the period 1975 to 1986, from Slade in Flame to Absolute Beginners. A carefully researched exploration of transgressive films, the career of David Bowie, dystopias, the Joan Collins oeuvre, black cinema, the origins and impact of punk music, political films, comedy, how Ireland and Scotland featured on our screens and the rise of Richard Branson and a new, commercial, mainstream. The sequel to Psychedelic Celluloid, it describes over 100 film and TV productions in detail, together with their literary, social and musical influences during a time when profound changes shrank the size of the UK cinema industry.

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Weight 0.392 kg
Dimensions 23.4 × 15.3 × 2.6 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

320

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

791.43094109047 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K

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