... Atlantic Treaty Organization; a sensitive adaptation of Eduardo Mendicutti's
coming-of-age novel El palomo cojo (The Lame Pigeon, 1995), starring Carmen
Maura; and the elegant Al otro lado del túnel (The Other Side of the Tunnel, 1994
Historical Dictionary of Spanish Cinema covers Spanish cinema, its treasures its constant attempts to break through internationally, reaching out towards universal themes and conventions, and the specific obstacles and opportunities that have shaped the careers of filmmakers and stars. This book contains a chronology, an introduction, an appendix and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 200 cross-referenced entries on titles, movements, filmmakers and performers, and genres (such as homosexuality, nuevo cine español or horror). This book is an excellent resource for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about Spanish cinema.