World Film Locations: Florence offers a unique, insightful examination of Florence as both backdrop and protagonist in a selection of international films. Joining the already forty-two volumes in the World Film Locations series, this edited collection is the third Italian city to be highlighted after Venice (2013) and Rome (2014), and conforms to the series’ organization: forty to fifty brief scene reviews, including six to eight individual frames, along with a time sequence, director's name, a one-line description, and a contemporary image of the area portrayed. User-friendly in presentation, each film is presented in two-page segments, the left and right side of the book, for the reader to experience the representation of the film in a complete unit.

Edited by Alberto Zambenedetti, this volume is divided into six thematic sections. The first section begins with Eleanor Andrews “Views from the Grand Tour(ist): Florence and Foreign Consumption,” which examines films that...

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