Chapter 7. Cinema of the Transition: The Period of Disenchantment (1975–1979)

  1. Tatjana Pavlović associate professor1,
  2. Inmaculada Alvarez PhD visiting assistant professor2,
  3. Rosana Blanco-Cano PhD assistant professor3,
  4. Anitra Grisales MA freelance editor translator reporter independent radio producer4,
  5. Alejandra Osorio professor5 and
  6. Alejandra Sánchez PhD1

Published Online: 9 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444304794.ch7

100 Years of Spanish Cinema

100 Years of Spanish Cinema

How to Cite

Pavlović, T., Alvarez, I., Blanco-Cano, R., Grisales, A., Osorio, A. and Sánchez, A. (2008) Cinema of the Transition: The Period of Disenchantment (1975–1979), in 100 Years of Spanish Cinema, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444304794.ch7

Author Information

  1. 1

    Tulane University, New Orleans, USA

  2. 2

    Clark University, USA

  3. 3

    Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas, USA

  4. 4

    Duke University Press, Oakland, CA, USA

  5. 5

    Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-Cuajimalpa, Mexico

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 24 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405184205

Online ISBN: 9781444304794

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Keywords:

  • cinema of the transition - period of disenchantment (1962–1975);
  • Juan Carlos - law of political reform;
  • PSOE - Spanish Socialist Workers' Party;
  • pacto de olvido - politics of forgetting;
  • Escuela Oficial de Cinematografía (EOC or Official School of Cinematography);
  • Camada negra - winning the Silver Bear at the Berlin Film Festival;
  • El desencanto by Jaime Chávarri (1976);
  • Jaime Chávarri;
  • Pilar Miró's El crimen de Cuenca (1979);
  • Pilar Miró - depicting illiterate rural society of early twentieth century

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Historical and Political Overview of the Period

  • Context and Critical Commentary

  • Film Scenes: Close Readings

  • Director (Life and Works)