Maggie Günsberg examines renowned style cinema in Italy in the course of the Nineteen Fifties and Nineteen Sixties, focussing on melodrama, commedia all'italiana , peplum, horror and the spaghetti western. those genres are explored from a gender point of view which takes into consideration the ancient and socio-economic context of cinematic construction and intake. An interdisciplinary feminist strategy trained by means of present movie concept and different views (psychoanalytic, materialist, deconstructive), results in the research of genre-specific representations of femininity and masculinity as developed by way of the formal homes of movie.
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