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The Faber Book of Mexican Cinema

Jason Wood

The Faber Book of Mexican Cinema by Jason Wood is a fascinating insight into the thrilling new wave (or buena onda) of Mexican moviemaking.

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Twelve years ago, Amores Perros erupted in the cinemas across the world and announced the arrival of Mexican film-makers. The film-makers profiled in that book have now come of age and have made a decisive impact on the international cinema scene
The last few years Mexican film-makers winning the Best Director Oscars 5 times, and Best Picture 4 times:
Alfonso Cuaron with Gravity and Roma.
Alejandro Inarritu with Birdman and The Revenant
Guillermo del Toro with The Shape of Water
This revised edition of The Faber Book of Mexican Cinema brings this astounding story up to date, as well as profiling the next generation, waiting in the wings.


Jason Wood is Artistic Director: Film at HOME and Visiting Professor at Manchester School of Art. He is the author of The Faber Book of Mexican Cinema and is also the editor of Nick Broomfield: Adventures in the Documentary Trade.

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