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Topographies of Terror and Taste: The Changing Face of Cinematic Belfast

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McLoone, Martin (2004) Topographies of Terror and Taste: The Changing Face of Cinematic Belfast. In: Keeping it Real: Irish Film and Television. (Eds: Barton, Ruth and O'Brien, Harvey), Wallflower Press, pp. 134-147. ISBN 978-1–903364–94–9 (pbk) 978-1–903364–95–7 (hbk) [Book section]

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This essay explores the the way in which Belfast has traditionally been portrayed as a city of violence and sectarian strife. This is contrasted with some more recent films that have begun to reflect a more benign, consumerist Belfast that reflects the optimism of a post-conflict society.

Item Type:Book section
Keywords:Irish film, Northern Ireland, sectarianism, landscape
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Arts > School of Media, Film & Journalism
Research Institutes and Groups:Centre for Media Research
ID Code:15546
Deposited By:Prof Martin McLoone
Deposited On:15 Sep 2010 11:56
Last Modified:15 Jun 2011 10:54

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