Latsploitation, Exploitation Cinemas, and Latin America

Latsploitation, Exploitation Cinemas, and Latin America

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Exploring the much neglected area of Latin American exploitation cinema, this anthology challenges established continental and national histories and canons which often exclude exploitation cinema due to its perceived a€˜lowa€™ cultural status. It argues that Latin American exploitation cinema makes an important aesthetic and social contribution to the larger body of Latin American cinema a€“ often competing with Hollywood and more mainstream national cinemas in terms of popularity.producers do not make profits. ... The MPG4 National Productions wherePollito isincludedcontains five movies: threewereshotin Ecuador, one isfrom the northof Argentina, and the other ... For avery interesting discussion concerning theethics of technology visAnvis VCD and DVDs, see Pang inCulture, Theory, and Critique. 2.

Title:Latsploitation, Exploitation Cinemas, and Latin America
Author:Victoria Ruétalo, Dolores Tierney
Publisher:Routledge - 2009-05-07


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