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dc.contributor.authorStockwell, Stephenen_US
dc.contributor.editorBen Goldsmithen_US
dc.date.accessioned2017-05-03T13:18:29Z
dc.date.available2017-05-03T13:18:29Z
dc.date.issued2011en_US
dc.date.modified2012-06-26T00:42:57Z
dc.identifier.issn17503175en_US
dc.identifier.doi10.1386/sac.5.3.281_1en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/45634
dc.description.abstractThe Gold Coast has a crime problem, which will not come as a surprise to the viewers of the films and television programmes that feature Australia's sixth largest city. The vast majority of material set on the Gold Coast has criminal themes. The Gold Coast is an imagined city created, to a large degree, by a multiplicity of moving image artefacts produced by visitors. From the miles of amateur footage shot by tourists to pseudo-Hollywood blockbusters, the Gold Coast exists as a surf and sun paradise, at least in the minds of audiences around the world. However, analysis of a variety of moving image products suggests that not far behind the glitz and glamour of the beach-based boosterism is the grimy flip side of crime, corruption and desperation. This imagined paradise is encircled by sharks, both from the sea and the land. But the crime themes explored so far by the Gold Coast film industry do not address the real transgressions on which the city is founded, neither the deals that saw a city built on sand and swamp nor the dispossession of the original inhabitants.en_US
dc.description.peerreviewedYesen_US
dc.description.publicationstatusYesen_US
dc.languageEnglishen_US
dc.publisherIntellecten_US
dc.publisher.placeUnited Kingdomen_US
dc.relation.ispartofstudentpublicationNen_US
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom281en_US
dc.relation.ispartofpageto292en_US
dc.relation.ispartofissue3en_US
dc.relation.ispartofjournalStudies in Australasian Cinemaen_US
dc.relation.ispartofvolume5en_US
dc.rights.retentionYen_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchFilm and Televisionen_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode190204en_US
dc.titleCrime Capital of Australia: Gold Coast on Screenen_US
dc.typeJournal articleen_US
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Peer Reviewed (HERDC)en_US
dc.type.codeC - Journal Articlesen_US
gro.facultyArts, Education & Law Group, School of Humanities, Languages and Social Sciencesen_US
gro.date.issued2011
gro.hasfulltextNo Full Text


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