ISBN 10: 1844570991 / ISBN 13: 9781844570997
Used / Quantity Available: 0
Available From More Booksellers
View all  copies of this book

About the Book

We're sorry; this specific copy is no longer available. AbeBooks has millions of books. We've listed similar copies below.

Description:

Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Bollywood is the national cinema of India. This invaluable introduction to the best of the genre discusses the work of key directors, major stars, music directors, and screenplay writers. Historically important films have been included along with certain cult movies and top box office successes, including Mother India, the national epic of a peasant woman's struggle against nature and society; Sholay, a "curry western" where the all-star cast sing and dance; Dilwale Dulhaniya le jayenge, the greatest of the diaspora films in which two British Asians fall in love while vacationing in Europe before going to India, where they show their elders how to incorporate love into family traditions; Junglee, in which love transforms a savage who yells "Yahoo!" before singing and dancing like Elvis and creating a new youth culture; and Pyaasa, dramatically shot in black and white and portraying a romantic poet who suffers for his art in the material world. Bookseller Inventory #

About this title:

Book ratings provided by Goodreads:
3.27 avg rating
(15 ratings)

Synopsis: Bollywood film is the national cinema of India, describing movies made in Mumbai, distributed nationally across India and with their own production, distribution and exhibition networks worldwide. This informative screen guide reflects the work of key directors, major stars and important music directors and screenplay writers. Historically important films have been included along with certain cult movies and top box office successes. No guide to Hindi film would be complete without discussing: Mother India, the national epic of a peasant woman's struggle against nature and society to bring up her family; Sholay, a 'curry western' where the all-star cast sing and dance, romance and kill; Dilwale Dulhaniya le jayenge, the greatest of the diaspora films, in which two British Asians fall in love on a holiday in Europe before going to India where they show their elders how to incorporate love into family traditions; Junglee, showing how love transforms a 'savage' (junglee) who yells 'Yahoo!' before singing and dancing like Elvis, creating a new youth culture; Pyaasa, dramatically shot in black and white film with haunting songs as the romantic poet suffers for his art in the material world; Fans of Bollywood film can debate Rachel Dwyer's personal selection of these 101 titles while those new to the area will find this an invaluable introduction to the best of the genre.

About the Author: Rachel Dwyer is Reader in Indian Studies and Cinema, SOAS, University of London. Her main work is on Hindi cinema where she has researched and published on film magazines and popular fiction, consumerism and the new middle classes, love and eroticism, visual culture and religion and secularism. She has published several books including Yash Chopra, about one of the greats of the Hindi film industry with whom she worked for several years (bfi 2002

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Bibliographic Details

Book Condition: New

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Dwyer, R.
Published by British Film Institute (2005)
ISBN 10: 1844570991 ISBN 13: 9781844570997
Used Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Anybook Ltd.
(Lincoln, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description British Film Institute, 2005. Book Condition: Good. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has soft covers. In good all round condition. , 450grams, ISBN:9781844570997. Bookseller Inventory # 6382099

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 2.59
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 7.76
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Dwyer, Rachel
Published by British Film Institute
ISBN 10: 1844570991 ISBN 13: 9781844570997
Used Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Free State Books
(Halethorpe, MD, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description British Film Institute. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. Ex-Library Book - will contain Library Markings. This copy shows very minor wear. Bookseller Inventory # G1844570991I4N10

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 7.25
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Dwyer, Rachel
Published by BFI (2005)
ISBN 10: 1844570991 ISBN 13: 9781844570997
New Soft cover First Edition Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Chapter 1
(Johannesburg, GAU, South Africa)
Rating
[?]

Book Description BFI, 2005. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. 1st Edition. A new book. Bookseller Inventory # aa25

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 5.00
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 17.88
From South Africa to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Rachel Dwyer
Published by British Film Institute (2005)
ISBN 10: 1844570991 ISBN 13: 9781844570997
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller
Bestsellersuk
(Hereford, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description British Film Institute, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. No.1 BESTSELLERS - great prices, friendly customer service â" all orders are dispatched next working day. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000380095

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 9.35
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 10.81
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Dwyer, Rachel
Published by British Film Institute (2005)
ISBN 10: 1844570991 ISBN 13: 9781844570997
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Y-Not-Books
(Hereford, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description British Film Institute, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Next day dispatch. International delivery available. 1000's of satisfied customers! Please contact us with any enquiries. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000178917

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 9.46
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 7.63
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Rachel Dwyer
Published by UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA PRESS, United Kingdom (2006)
ISBN 10: 1844570991 ISBN 13: 9781844570997
Used Trade Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Powell's Books
(Portland, OR, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA PRESS, United Kingdom, 2006. Trade Paperback. Book Condition: Good. TRADE PAPERBACK Legendary independent bookstore online since 1994. Reliable customer service and no-hassle return policy. Arts and Entertainment>Film and Television>World Cinema. Book: USED, Good. Bookseller Inventory # 17978184457099700. Bookseller Inventory # 17978184457099700

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 9.95
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.49
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Rachel Dwyer
Published by British Film Institute (2008)
ISBN 10: 1844570991 ISBN 13: 9781844570997
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description British Film Institute, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX1844570991

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 17.93
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Dwyer, Rachel
ISBN 10: 1844570991 ISBN 13: 9781844570997
Used Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller
WorldofBooks
(Goring-By-Sea, WS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Bookseller Inventory # GOR003913549

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 23.94
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 6.22
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

ISBN 10: 1844570991 ISBN 13: 9781844570997
Used Quantity Available: 1
Seller
BookSleuth
(Sanford, NC, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: Good. 100 Bollywood Films (BFI Screen Guides). Bookseller Inventory # Grb0933737

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 32.83
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 0.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Rachel Dwyer
Published by British Film Institute (2006)
ISBN 10: 1844570991 ISBN 13: 9781844570997
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description British Film Institute, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 1844570991

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 35.95
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are 7 more copies of this book

View all search results for this book