Hellas on Screen

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Author  Irene Berti
Publisher  Franz Steiner Verlag
Publication Date   December 31, 2008
ISBN  3515092234
Pages  267

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The recent success of Hollywood blockbusters such as Troy, Alexander and 300 demonstrates how popular Greek antiquity still is and how well it can be marketed. The authors of this volume highlight the many and varied forms of the reception of ancient Hellas in the history of the cinema, from mythology to Roman Greece, from the era of silent films to the new millennium. In this, they are examining classic films, recent releases, and lesser known and often overlooked productions.

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