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Cinematic urbanism reflects the increasing interdependence of the processes of image and spatial production in the general frame of the symbolic economy. It is an emerging field of study captur-ing—in the relation among movement, image, and the city—one essential aspect of modernity, as well as epitomizing the present shift toward any possible postmodernity. There are more ways to understand this term in the current critical discourse, which represent, however, different vantage points from which to observe general processes affecting the urban world. In the main view, cinematic urbanism is a way to analyze the urban environment through the cinematic sphere and to assess how films contribute to the formation of the urban identity. It also can be seen as a way to explore the “imaginary” ...

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