REPRESENTATIONS OF THE NATION IN SLOVAK CINEMA AFTER 1989
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This text is pointing out the vagueness of the national identity concept in contemporary Slovak cinema as well as the uneasiness arising from the emerging requirements of the EU integration, to set ourselves free from the ominous traumas of 'small nations' and to find ways to other forms of presentations of collective identities. It compares especially the development of subjects of Martin Sulik films with the contemporary situation in Slovak fiction film and gradual preferring of documentary film that is now considered a far more cogent medium to represent national identity (which corresponds with moving from Sulik's former style to the social Czech-and-Slovak drama 'The City of the Sun' (2005).
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