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Spanish cinema of the 2010s: Back to Punk and other lessons from the crisis

Triana Toribio, Núria (2019) Spanish cinema of the 2010s: Back to Punk and other lessons from the crisis. Hispanic Research Journal, 20 (1). pp. 10-25. ISSN 1468-2737. E-ISSN 1745-820X. (doi:10.1080/14682737.2019.1584464) (KAR id:69745)

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Abstract

This article focuses on how Spanish cinema production has echoed the neoliberal Eurozone crisis of 2008 in mainstream (large and medium size productions), and in its "opposite" the independent sector, and how the effects of the crisis can be glimpsed (within the independent sector) on music (mostly Punk) documentaries which are not ostensibly about the economy, current politics or even the present. I suggest a course through the different ways in which Spanish cinema has been touched by the crisis: through the films of "crisis cinema" to those that focus on the 1980s and early 1990s and its youth led and Punk inspired musical revolutions, via films whose strategy is to address the 2008 to 2017 period in an indirect manner, or to retreat to the pre-2008 past. My ultimate aim is to prove that this seismic change to Spain’s society has forced a re-engagement with the present and the past.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1080/14682737.2019.1584464
Uncontrolled keywords: Spanish cinema, crisis, mainstream cinema, Punk documentaries, la Movida
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PQ Romance Literature > PQ6001 Spanish Literature
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Arts and Humanities > School of European Culture and Languages
Depositing User: Nuria Triana Toribio
Date Deposited: 22 Oct 2018 12:30 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 13:58 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/69745 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Triana Toribio, Núria: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2341-1884
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