The Cold War was a major source of inspiration for cinema. In the West, it favored the emergence and development of many genres, the best known to be the spy film, but the fantastic, science fiction and horror also benefited. Paradoxically, while in the USSR the cold war paranoia was openly cultivated, the cinema did not serve as a receptacle for the anxieties and traumas of society. This is mainly due to the tight control exercised by the authorities over the cinema industry.
Under Stalin, “socialist realism”, the dominant paradigm, required showing the enemy as explicitly as possible. However, from the so-called “thaw” era (1955-1965), anti-American films became less numerous: the cold war changed, the confrontation became more subtle. Then, in the context of “detente” (1969-1979), the totalitarian state felt a less acute need to solicit cinema in the ideological struggle, less strident than under Stalin. In https://real-gomovies.com you can find the best choice of films.
At the same time, the film industry is tacitly called upon to become lucrative:
The profits it earns are used to pay the salaries of many employees (doctors and teachers in particular), and in the context of the acute economic crisis of late in …Read More