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Wallflower PressWallflower Press specializes in books in cinema and the moving image.

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  Wallflower Press is a wholly owned imprint of Columbia University Press.

Authors interested in submitting books to Wallflower Press should contact commissioning editor, Yoram Allon at yoram@wallflowerpress.co.uk.

Dedicated to publishing high-quality peer-reviewed books in film studies, Wallflower Press was founded in London in 2000 by Yoram Allon. Columbia University Press has been its exclusive book distributor in North and South America since 2001.

The Wallflower Press imprint will continue to feature the many well-known series that have defined the Wallflower Press brand as a source of cutting-edge exploration of film history, theory, criticism, and practice, such as Short Cuts, Directors' Cuts, 24 Frames, and Nonfictions, as well as many other miscellaneous titles across the spectrum of cinema and the moving image.

Below is a list of recent titles now available:

The Cinema of Agnès Varda: Resistance and Eclecticism
Delphine Benezet

Paper, $25.00 / £17.50 208 pages


Cloth, $75.00 / £52.00 208 pages
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International Politics and Film: Space, Vision, Power
Sean Carter and Klaus Dodds

Paper, $20.00 / £14.00 144 pages
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The Heist Film: Stealing with Style
Daryl Lee

Paper, $20.00 / £14.00 144 pages
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The Ultimate Stallone Reader: Sylvester Stallone as Star, Icon, Auteur
Edited by Chris Holmlund

Paper, $27.00 / £18.50 224 pages


Cloth, $80.00 / £55.00 224 pages
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Slow Movies: Countering the Cinema of Action
Ira Jaffe

Paper, $27.00 / £18.50 256 pages


Cloth, $80.00 / £55.00 256 pages
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The Sports Film: Games People Play
Bruce Babington

Paper, $20.00 / £14.00 144 pages
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Quadrophenia
Stephen Glynn

Paper, $15.00 / £10.50 144 pages
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Frankenstein
Robert Horton

Paper, $15.00 / £10.50 128 pages
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The Cinema of Alexander Sokurov: Figures of Paradox
Jeremi Szaniawski

Paper, $25.00 / £17.50 256 pages


Cloth, $75.00 / £52.00 256 pages
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Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!
Dean DeFino

Paper, $15.00 / £10.50 144 pages
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The Cinema of Michael Winterbottom: Borders, Intimacy, Terror
Bruce Bennett

Paper, $25.00 / £17.50 224 pages


Cloth, $75.00 / £52.00 224 pages
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Contemporary Romanian Cinema: The History of an Unexpected Miracle
Dominique Nasta

Paper, $26.00 / £18.00 256 pages


Cloth, $80.00 / £55.00 256 pages
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Love in Motion: Erotic Relationships in Film
Reidar Due

Paper, $25.00 / £17.50 192 pages


Cloth, $75.00 / £52.00 192 pages
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The Cinema of Raúl Ruiz: Impossible Cartographies
Michael Goddard

Paper, $25.00 / £17.50 224 pages


Cloth, $75.00 / £52.00 224 pages
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The Cinema of Michael Mann: Vice and Vindication
Jonathan Rayner

Paper, $25.00 / £17.50 240 pages


Cloth, $75.00 / £52.00 240 pages
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Rising Sun, Divided Land: Japanese and South Korean Filmmakers
Kate E. Taylor-Jones

Paper, $28.00 / £19.50 224 pages


Cloth, $85.00 / £58.50 224 pages
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Film Dialogue
Edited by Jeff Jaeckle

Paper, $28.00 / £19.50 288 pages


Cloth, $85.00 / £58.50 288 pages
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Eastwood's Iwo Jima: Critical Engagements with Flags of Our Fathers and Letters from Iwo Jima
Edited by Anne Gjelsvik and Rikke Schubart

Paper, $28.00 / £19.50 256 pages


Cloth, $85.00 / £58.50 256 pages
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The Cinema of Aki Kaurismäki: Contrarian Stories
Andrew Nestingen

Paper, $25.00 / £17.50 224 pages


Cloth, $75.00 / £52.00 224 pages
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The Cinema of Richard Linklater: Walk, Don't Run
Rob Stone

Paper, $25.00 / £17.50 192 pages


Cloth, $75.00 / £52.00 192 pages
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The Cinema of Béla Tarr: The Circle Closes
András Bálint Kovács

Paper, $25.00 / £17.50 256 pages


Cloth, $75.00 / £52.00 256 pages
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The Cinema of Steven Soderbergh: Indie Sex, Corporate Lies, and Digital Videotape
Andrew deWaard and R. Colin Tait; Preface by Thomas Schatz

Paper, $25.00 / £17.50 256 pages


Cloth, $75.00 / £52.00 256 pages
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The Cinema of Terry Gilliam: It's a Mad World
Edited by Jeff Birkenstein, Anna Froula, and Karen Randell

Paper, $25.00 / £17.50 256 pages


Cloth, $75.00 / £52.00 256 pages
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Beyond Bruce Lee: Chasing the Dragon Through Film, Philosophy, and Popular Culture
Paul Bowman

Paper, $28.00 / £19.50 224 pages


Cloth, $85.00 / £58.50 224 pages
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The Cinema of the Dardenne Brothers: Responsible Realism
Philip Mosley

Paper, $25.00 / £17.50 256 pages


Cloth, $80.00 / £55.00 256 pages
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The Cinema of Takeshi Kitano: Flowering Blood
Sean Redmond

Paper, $25.00 / £17.50 256 pages


Cloth, $80.00 / £55.00 256 pages
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Bollywood: Gods, Glamour, and Gossip
Kush Varia

Paper, $20.00 / £14.00 144 pages
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Storytelling in World Cinemas: Contexts
Edited by Lina Khatib

Paper, $25.00 / £17.50 224 pages


Cloth, $75.00 / £52.00 224 pages
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The Cinema of France
Edited by Phil Powrie

Paper, $27.50 / £19.00 288 pages


Cloth, $80.00 / £55.00 288 pages
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Killer Images: Documentary Film, Memory, and the Performance of Violence
Edited by Joram Ten Brink and Joshua Oppenheimer

Paper, $25.00 / £17.50 240 pages


Cloth, $80.00 / £55.00 240 pages
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Action Movies: The Cinema of Striking Back
Harvey O'Brien

Paper, $20.00 / £14.00 160 pages
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Peep Shows: Cult Film and the Cine-Erotic
Edited by Xavier Mendik

Paper, $25.00 / £17.50 224 pages
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Queer Cinema: Schoolgirls, Vampires, and Gay Cowboys
Barbara Mennel

Paper, $20.00 / £14.00 224 pages
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The Cinema of Germany
Joseph Garncarz and Annemone Ligensa

Paper, $25.00 / £17.50 288 pages


Cloth, $75.00 / £52.00 288 pages
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Dekalog 5: On Dogville
Edited by Sara Fortuna and Laura Scuriatti

Paper, $20.00 / £14.00 144 pages
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The Cinema of Me: The Self and Subjectivity in First Person Documentary
Edited by Alisa Lebow

Paper, $26.00 / £18.00 288 pages


Cloth, $80.00 / £55.00 288 pages
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Hard to Swallow: Hard-Core Pornography on Screen
Claire Hines and Darren Kerr

Paper, $25.00 / £17.50 244 pages


Cloth, $75.00 / £52.00 244 pages
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The Vampire Film: Undead Cinema
Jeffrey Weinstock

Paper, $20.00 / £14.00 144 pages
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International Film Guide 2012: The Definitive Annual Review of World Cinema
Edited by Ian Haydn Smith

Paper, $30.00 / £20.50 360 pages
International Film Guide


Animating the Unconscious: Desire, Sexuality, and Animation
Edited by Jayne Pilling

Paper, $25.00 / £17.50 244 pages


Cloth, $75.00 / £52.00 244 pages
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Dekalog 4: On East Asian Filmmakers
Edited by Kate E Taylor

Paper, $20.00 / £14.00 164 pages
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Cinephilia in the Age of Digital Reproduction, Volume 1: Film, Pleasure, and Digital Culture
Edited by Jason Sperb and Scott Balcerzak

Paper, $27.50 / £19.00 288 pages


Cloth, $85.00 / £58.50 288 pages
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The Cinema of Michael Haneke: Europe Utopia
Edited by Ben McCann and David Sorfa

Paper, $25.00 / £17.50 256 pages


Cloth, $75.00 / £52.00 256 pages
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Animating the Unconscious: Desire, Sexuality, and Animation
Edited by Jayne Pilling

Paper, $25.00 / £17.50 244 pages


Cloth, $75.00 / £52.00 244 pages
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European Nightmares: Horror Cinema in Europe Since 1945
Edited by Patricia Allmer, David Huxley, and Emily Brick

Paper, $26.00 / £18.00 288 pages


Cloth, $80.00 / £55.00 288 pages
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Heritage Film: Nation, Genre and Representation
Belén Vidal

Paper, $20.00 / £14.00 144 pages
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Storytelling in World Cinemas: Forms
Edited by Lina Khatib

Paper, $25.00 / £17.50 240 pages


Cloth, $75.00 / £52.00 240 pages
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Heritage Film: Nation, Genre and Representation
Belén Vidal

Paper, $20.00 / £14.00 144 pages
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Critical Cinema: Beyond the Theory of Practice
Edited by Clive Myer

Paper, $25.00 / £17.50 224 pages


Cloth, $75.00 / £52.00 224 pages
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Underground U.S.A.: Filmmaking Beyond the Hollywood Canon
Edited by Xavier Mendik and Steven Jay Schneider

Paper, $26.00 / £18.00 224 pages
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Millennial Cinema: Memory in Global Film
Edited by Amresh Sinha and Terence McSweeney

Paper, $25.00 / £17.50 256 pages


Cloth, $80.00 / £55.00 256 pages
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Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia
Ian Cooper

Paper, $15.00 / £10.50 128 pages
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Blade Runner
Matt Hills

Paper, $15.00 / £10.50 128 pages
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The Evil Dead
Kate Egan

Paper, $15.00 / £10.50 128 pages
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Critical Cinema: Beyond the Theory of Practice
Edited by Clive Myer

Paper, $25.00 / £17.50 224 pages


Cloth, $75.00 / £52.00 224 pages
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The Celluloid Madonna: From Scripture to Screen
Catherine O'Brien

Paper, $25.00 / £17.50 224 pages


Cloth, $75.00 / £52.00 224 pages
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International Film Guide 2011: The Definitive Annual Review of World Cinema
Edited by Ian Haydn Smith

Paper, $29.95 / £20.50 400 pages
International Film Guide


International Film Guide 2010: The Definitive Annual Review of World Cinema
Edited by Ian Haydn Smith

Paper, $29.95 / £20.50 470 pages
International Film Guide


New Korean Cinema: Breaking the Waves
Darcy Paquet

Paper, $20.00 / £14.00 144 pages
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Fantasy Cinema: Impossible Worlds on Screen
David Butler

Paper, $20.00 / £14.00 144 pages
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Film Violence: History, Ideology, Genre
Jim Kendrick

Paper, $20.00 / £14.00 144 pages
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Neo-Noir
edited by Mark Bould, Kathrina Glitre, and Greg Tuck

Paper, $25.00 / £17.50 272 pages


Cloth, $80.00 / £55.00 272 pages
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Cinephilia in the Age of Digital Reproduction, Volume 1: Film, Pleasure, and Digital Culture
Edited by Jason Sperb and Scott Balcerzak

Paper, $27.50 / £19.00 288 pages


Cloth, $85.00 / £58.50 288 pages
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The Personal Camera: Subjective Cinema and the Essay Film
Laura Rascoroli

Paper, $25.00 / £17.50 224 pages


Cloth, $80.00 / £55.00 224 pages
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Los Angeles Before Hollywood: Journalism and American Film Culture, 1905 to 1915
Jan Olsson

Cloth, $35.00 / £24.00 479 pages
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Gustav Deutsch
edited by Wilbirg Brainin-Donnenberg and Michael Loebenstein

Paper, $27.50 / £19.00 240 pages
Austrian Film Museum


Hitchcock Annual Anthology: Selected Essays from Volumes 10–15
Edited by Richard Allen and Sidney Gottlieb

Cloth, $80.00 / £55.00 224 pages
Hitchcock Annual


Scenes of Love and Murder: Renoir, Film, and Philosophy
Colin Davis

Paper, $27.50 / £19.00 224 pages


Cloth, $85.00 / £58.50 224 pages
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Dekalog 02: On Manoel de Oliveira
guest edited by Carolin Overhoff Ferreira

Paper, $20.00 / £14.00 160 pages
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International Film Guide 2009: The Definitive Annual Review of World Cinema
Edited by Ian Haydn Smith

Paper, $29.95 / £20.50 456 pages
International Film Guide


Bad Taste
Jim Barratt

Paper, $15.00 / £10.50 144 pages
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The Cinema of John Sayles: Lone Star
Mark Bould

Paper, $25.00 / £17.50 224 pages


Cloth, $80.00 / £55.00 224 pages
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Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story
Glyn Davis

Paper, $15.00 / £10.50 144 pages
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Religion and Film: Cinema and the Re-Creation of the World
S. Brent Plate

Paper, $22.00 / £15.00 144 pages
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Chavez: The Revolution Will Not Be Televised: A Case Study of Politics and the Media
Rod Stoneman

Paper, $29.50 / £20.50 192 pages
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Contemporary British Cinema: From Heritage to Horror
James Leggott

Paper, $22.00 / £15.00 144 pages
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