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vikiwalden | Tuesday November 06, 2012

Categories: A Level, Eduqas (WJEC) A Level, WJEC A2, FM4, Section A: World Cinema, Film History, Films & Case Studies, World Cinema, Cronos, Y Tu Mama Tambien, Genres & Case Studies, Mexican

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Background: The Beginnings

To fully comprehend any one period in a country’s cinema, there needs to be some contextualisation. Early Mexican filmmakers profited from the turbulent times the country faced at the turn of the century. The civil war was the subject of many silent films; several significant battles were documented on camera. As the country began to stabilize during the 1930s, filmmakers had a myriad of social issues to choose from as themes...

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