American Graffiti (1973): The Countercultural Hollywood Renaissance (video essay)

George Lucas’ American Graffiti is film very much indebted to this concept of counterculture; in terms of its setting (1960s America) and the context surrounding it (being part of the ‘New Hollywood’ movement). Jacob Foster explores these influences.

Jacob Foster

Videos: 2

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American Graffiti