“Capitalism has no more natural enemies”: the Berlin School

David Clarke

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Abstract

Distinction between " conceived" and "lived" space; Exclusivity of commercial, "art" cinema in national film culture; Films of the new german cinema, generation of 1968; Films, "coolly observed" and "sober," a concern for reality; Insecurity of life, roll back of german welfare system in films; Köhler's feature bungalow, the quintessential berlin school film; Representations of german society, response to social conditions; The berlin school, "Capitalism has no more natural enemies"; The berlin school, and the german film industry; Unchallenged dominance of capitalist order, in contemporary germany
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationA Companion to German Cinema
EditorsTerri Ginsburg, Andrea Mensch
Place of PublicationChichester
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
Pages134-154
Number of pages21
ISBN (Electronic)9781444345582
ISBN (Print)9781405194365
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2012

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NameThe Wiley-Blackwell Companions to National Cinemas

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Clarke, D. (2012). “Capitalism has no more natural enemies”: the Berlin School. In T. Ginsburg, & A. Mensch (Eds.), A Companion to German Cinema (pp. 134-154). (The Wiley-Blackwell Companions to National Cinemas). Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.