Review of Masculinity and Gender in Greek Cinema

Erato Basea


This is a historical-sociological study based on the premise that cinema is a social institution that is ‘interactively changing along with the society in which it is produced and viewed’. As such, the representation of masculinity in the Greek films produced in this transitory period ‘becomes obscured, uncertain and problematic’.


Greek Cinema, Gender, Masculinity, New Greek Cinema

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Achilleas Hadjikyriacou, Masculinity and Gender in Greek Cinema. 1949-1967. New York, London, New Delhi, Sydney: Bloomsbury, 2013.



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