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European Cinema

Face to Face with Hollywood

A collection of essays by the acclaimed film scholar Thomas Elsaesser, written between 1968 and 2005, tracks the crisis of contemporary European cinema, faced by the Hollywood giant on the one hand, and the collapsing national cinema industries on the other.

Author Information

Thomas Elsaesser is professor of film and television studies in the Department of Art and Culture at the University of Amsterdam. He is the author or editor of many books, including The Last Great American Picture Show: New Hollywood Cinema in the 1970s, also published by Amsterdam University Press.
Audience: Professional and scholarly;