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By Stephen M. Norris

Seeking to rebuild the Russian movie after its post-Soviet cave in, administrators and manufacturers sparked a revival of nationalist and patriotic sentiment by way of employing Hollywood strategies to issues drawn from Russian heritage. Unsettled by means of the government’s movement towards marketplace capitalism, Russians embraced those old blockbusters, packing the American-style multiplexes that sprouted around the nation. Stephen M. Norris examines the connections between cinema, politics, economics, historical past, and patriotism within the production of "blockbuster history"—the model of an American cinematic sort to Russian old epics.

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