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date: 19 May 2022

British New Wave 

A Dictionary of Film Studies

Annette Kuhn,

Guy Westwell

A film movement in Britain consisting of a cycle of feature films released between 1959 and 1963 that eschewed established cinematic traditions and focused on provincial working-class experience. Although relatively smallscale (comprising no more than a dozen films), the British New Wave marked the arrival of a new generation of writers, actors, and directors. Significant precursors to the British New Wave are the ... ...

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