Germany Cinematography – The Rise and Fall of Auteur Cinema (1962-1989)

Germany Cinematography – The Rise and Fall of Auteur Cinema (1962-1989)

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At the beginning of the Sixties, the signs of a profound crisis in the film industry multiplied in the BRD due to the effect of television competition and at the same time the gradual disaffection of the public from fashion genres. This was accompanied by an increasingly pronounced decline in the average quality of commercial cinema, which sought new strands to exploit: the 'krauti-western' - a short cycle of films based on the volumes of the 'German Salgari', K. May, which was direct antecedent of the much more significant 'spaghetti-western' - and then the yellow. However, despite some box-office successes, the economic meltdown was upon us and by the mid-1960s the German film industry would have entered a coma if to lengthen its duration. agony had not intervened the birth…
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