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Author Shaw, Deborah, author.

Title The three amigos : the transnational filmmaking of Guillermo del Toro, Alejandro González Iñárritu, and Alfonso Cuarón / Deborah Shaw.

Published Manchester, UK ; New York : Manchester University Press, [2013]


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Physical description 1 online resource (xii, 270 pages) : illustrations.
Series Spanish and Latin American filmmakers
Spanish and Latin American filmmakers.
Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 246-260) and index.
Includes filmography: pages 231-245.
Contents Introduction -- Guillermo del Toro : the alchemist. Cronos : introducing Guillermo del Toro -- Generating an authorial presence with Hellboy II : the golden army -- El laberinto del fauno : breaking through the barriers of filmmaking -- Alejandro González Iñárritu : the independent filmmaker. Crashing into the international film market with Amores perros -- 21 grams : an American independent film made by Mexicans -- Babel and the global Hollywood gaze -- Alfonso Cuarón : a study of auteurism in flux. Alfonso Cuarón's first films in Mexico and the USA -- Cuarón finds his own path : Y tu mamá también -- Children of men : the limits of radicalism -- Conclusion.
Summary "This is the first academic book dedicated to the filmmaking of the Mexican born directors, Guillermo del Toro, Alejandro González Iñárritu, and Alfonso Cuarón. The book examines the career trajectories of the directors and presents a detailed analysis of their most significant films. These include studies on del Toro's Cronos/Chronos, El laberinto del fauno/Pan's Labyrinth and Hellboy II: The Golden Army; Inárritu's Amores Perros, 21 Grams and Babel; and Cuarón's Sólo con tu pareja/Love in the Time of Hysteria, Y tu mamá también, and Children of Men."--Page 4 of cover.
Other author JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Toro, Guillermo del, 1964- -- Criticism and interpretation.
González Iñárritu, Alejandro -- Criticism and interpretation.
Cuarón, Alfonso -- Criticism and interpretation.
Motion pictures -- Mexico -- History.
Motion picture producers and directors -- Mexico.
Motion picture industry -- Mexico -- History.
Motion pictures -- Mexico.
Motion pictures and transnationalism.
Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Variant Title Transnational filmmaking of Guillermo del Toro, Alejandro González Iñárritu, and Alfonso Cuarón
ISBN 9781526112231 (electronic bk.)
152611223X (electronic bk.)
9780719082702 (hardback)
0719082706 (hardback)