Babel's network narrative: packaging a globalized art cinema

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Kerr, P. 2010. Babel's network narrative: packaging a globalized art cinema. Transnational Cinemas. 1 (1), pp. 37-51. https://doi.org/10.1386/trac.1.1.37/1
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TitleBabel's network narrative: packaging a globalized art cinema
AuthorsKerr, P.
Abstract

This essay argues that the current prevalence in international art cinema of the network narrative, exemplified here by Babel (Irritu, 2006), can be explained through analysis of the mode and social relations of production characterizing the global film and media companies involved in making such films.

KeywordsNetwork narrative; superstructure; homology; package-unit production; art cinema; globalization
LanguageEnglish
PublisherIntellect
JournalTransnational Cinemas
ISSN2040-3526
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PrintOct 2010
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Deposited12 Aug 2013
Output statusPublished
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1386/trac.1.1.37/1
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