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Reel Food

Anne. Bower Bower, Anne Contributor


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  • Title:
    Reel Food
  • Author: Anne. Bower
  • Bower, Anne Contributor
  • Description: Book Cover; Title; Contents; Acknowledgments; Watching Food: The Production of Food, Film, and Values; Feel Good Reel Food: A Taste of the Cultural Kedgeree in Gurinder Chadha's What's Cooking?; Food, Play, Business, and the Image of Japan in Itami Juzo's Tampopo; Il Timpano--"To Eat Good Food Is to Be Close to God": The Italian-American Reconciliation of Stanley Tucci and Campbell Scott's Big Night; Cooking Mexicanness: Shaping National Identity in Alfonso Arau's Como agua para chocolate; Chickens, Cakes, and Kitchens: Food and Modernity in Malay Films of the 1950s and 1960s
    "I'll Have Whatever She's Having": Jews, Food, and FilmFood as Representative of Ethnicity and Culture in George Tillman Jr.'s Soul Food, Mara Ripoll's Tortilla Soup, and Tim Reid's Once upon a Time When We Were Colored; Gendering the Feast: Women, Spirituality, and Grace in Three Food Films; Food, Sex, and Power at the Dining Room Table in Zhang Yimou's Raise the Red Lantern; Anorexia Envisioned: Mike Leigh's Life is Sweet
    This is the first book devoted to food as a vibrant andevocative element of film. It reads various films through their uses ofFood - from major "food films" like Babette's Feast andBig Night - to less obvious choices including TheGodfather trilogy and The Matrix.
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Publisher: London : Routledge
  • Format: 1 online resource (364 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-280-10684-0;ISBN 0-203-33723-9
  • Subjects: Food in motion pictures; Fine Arts; Food in motion pictures; Film; Music, Dance, Drama & Film; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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