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Mas Cine Mexicano / More Mexican Films (Bilingual Edition)

Sensational Mexican Movie Posters 1957 - 1990
by Rogelio Jr. Agrasanchez
Chronicle Books Llc

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Pub Date: 2007
Format: Paperback with color illus.
Pages: 131 pp.
Size: 8.00 x 10.50 inches

ISBN: 9780811854498
TB Code: 1906029
Availability: 376 in stock

Comedy, tragedy, scandal, and social issues collide in this sensational collection of Mexican film posters from the late 1950s to early 1990s, a dynamic and volatile period in Mexican cinema. Culling more than 150 of the most colorful and sometimes unbelievable posters of the era a riot of monsters; wrestlers; smugglers; cops; criminals; and mujeres, mujeres, mujeres author Rogelio Agras nchez Jr. also contributes an illuminating bilingual essay discussing the posters' creation, the role of cinema in Mexican popular culture, and the ups and downs of its film industry. Equally engaging as a stand-alone volume or as a complement to the author's Cine Mexicano, this entertaining new collection will delight fans of international cinema.