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Contemporary Australian Cinema

An Introduction

by Jonathan Rayner

  • 147 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Manchester University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cinema industry,
  • Film theory & criticism,
  • Motion Pictures (General),
  • Performing Arts,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Cinema/Film: Book,
  • Australia,
  • Motion pictures,
  • Film & Video - History & Criticism,
  • Performing Arts / Film / General,
  • Film & Video - General,
  • History,
  • In motion pictures

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7839836M
    ISBN 100719053269
    ISBN 109780719053269

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