Apocalypse Domani. The Golden Decade of Italian Science Fiction Exploitation (1977-1990)

This volume analyzes the phenomenon of Italian exploitation from the perspective of the science fiction genre, studying its precedents, its contents and the impact that this type of productions aroused. An educational journey through the most representative encore films. In its passages, the reader will find the analysis of films influenced by the peplum, spaghetti western and horror, as well as a unique approach to the subgenres full of barbarian warriors, cyborgs, aliens, bikers, killer sharks, Conan the Barbarian emulators or classic mythical heroes. An approach to Italian fantastic films that reformulated commercial movie icons such as Mad Max, Alien, Jaws, or Escape from New York creating false sequels and unlikely hybrids almost always based on very limited budgets and meager production means.

TITLE: “Apocalypse domani. La dècada daurada de la exploitation italiana de ciència ficció (1977-1990) / Apocalypse Domani. The Golden Decade of Italian Science Fiction Exploitation (1977-1990)”
AUTHORS:
Ángel Sala, Diego López, Jesús Palacios, Xavi Sánchez Pons, Domingo López, Mònica Garcia i Massagué, Desirée de Fez, Manlio Gomarasca and Lluís Rueda.
COLLECTION:
Janus Ensayo. Hermenaute Publishing Housen
260 full color pages Rustic with flaps.