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Soviet-Indian coproductions: Alibaba as Political Allegory.

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Soviet-Indian coproductions: Alibaba as Political Allegory.

Salazkina, Masha (2010) Soviet-Indian coproductions: Alibaba as Political Allegory. Cinema Journal, 49 (4). pp. 69-87. ISSN 0009-7101

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This essay considers the history of Soviet-Indian coproductions focusing on Ali Baba and 40 Thieves (1980) as a political allegory over the fate of the multination state.
It addresses the formal utopian character of the fi lm and the excessive threat of sexual violence in the song-and-dance numbers.

Divisions:Concordia University > Faculty of Fine Arts > Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema
Item Type:Article
Refereed:Yes
Authors:Salazkina, Masha
Journal or Publication:Cinema Journal
Date:June 2010
ID Code:978004
Deposited By: MARIA SALAZKINA
Deposited On:09 Oct 2014 15:11
Last Modified:18 Jan 2018 17:45
Additional Information:This is a pre-copyedited version of an article accepted for publication in Cinema Journal following peer review. The definitive publisher-authenticated version is available through the University of Texas Press.
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