100 Road Movies
by Jason Wood (9781844571604)

100 Road Movies
 
Jason Wood
Release Date: 01 Feb 2007
Format: Paperback / softback
Pages: 262
Category: Film, Tv & Radio
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9781844571604
ISBN-10: 1844571602



From the earliest days of American cinema, the road movie has been synonymous with American culture. But the road movie is not uniquely American, and other national cinemas have offered their own take, adapting it to reflect their own sensibilities and geographies. Whatever its nationality, the road movie has presented a means by which to challenge and confront convention, remaining an ever-changing, fascinating metaphor for life. Beginning with an expansive essay tracing their historical development, "100 Road Movies" is an entertaining but comprehensive guide to one of the most enduring and popular movie sub-genres. Film entries include "The Grapes of Wrath", "Easy Rider", "Two-Lane Blacktop", "Stranger Than Paradise", and "The Motorcycle Diaries".

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