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  1. Beaumont, Matthew. A Concise Companion to Realism. Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.
  2. Bingham, Adam. “Postmodernism and Magic Realism in Contemporary Japanese Cinema.” Contemporary Japanese Cinema Since Hana-Bi, Jan. 2015, pp. 120–143.
  3. Brandao, Alessandra, and Ramayana Lira De Sousa. “The Performative Force of Bodies: Affective Realism in Contemporary Brazilian Cinema.” Ilha Do Desterro A Journal of English Language, Literatures in English and Cultural Studies, vol. 68, no. 3, Jan. 2015.
  4. Brody, Richard. Everything Is Cinema: the Working Life of Jean-Luc Godard. Holt Paperback, 2009.
  5. Campora, Matthew. Subjective Realist Cinema: from Expressionism to Inception. Berghahn Books, 2014.
  6.  Choi, Domin. “In Praise of Difficulty: Notes on Realism and Narration in Contemporary Argentine Cinema.” New Argentine and Brazilian Cinema, 2013, pp. 173–184.
  7. Haaland, Torunn. Italian Neorealist Cinema. Edinburgh Univ. Press, 2014.
  8. Hallam, Julia, and Margaret Marshment. Realism and Popular Cinema. Manchester Univ. Press, 2008.
  9. Jackson, Julian. "Variations on Realism: 'Interior Truth' and 'Exterior Truth'". La Grande Illusion. BFI/Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
  10. Jerslev, Anne. Realism and "Reality" in Film and Media. Museum Tusculanum Press, University of Copenhagen, 2002.
  11. Kappelhoff, Hermann. The Politics and Poetics of Cinematic Realism. Columbia University Press, 2015.
  12. Lira, Ramayana. “Affective Realism and the Brand New Brazilian Cinema.” Acta Universitatis Sapientiae, Film and Media Studies, vol. 7, no. 1, Jan. 2013.
  13. Luca, Tiago De. Realism of the Senses in World Cinema: the Experience of Physical Reality. I.B. Tauris, 2014.
  14. Margulies, Ivone. Rites of Realism: Essays on Corporeal Cinema. Duke University Press, 2009.
  15. Mcmahon, Laura. “Post-Deconstructive Realism? Nancy's Cinema of Contact.” New Review of Film and Television Studies, vol. 8, no. 1, 2010, pp. 73–93.
  16. Mosley, Philip. The Cinema of the Dardenne Brothers: Responsible Realism. Wallflower Press Book Published by Columbia University Press, 2013.
  17. Nagib, Lucia, et al. Theorizing World Cinema. I.B. Tauris, 2012.
  18. Nagib, Lucia. World Cinema and the Ethics of Realism. Continuum International Pub. Group, 2011.
  19. Nagib, Lúcia, and Cecília Mello. Realism and the Audiovisual Media. Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
  20. Nelson, John. Popular Cinema as Political Theory: Idealism and Realism in Epics, Noirs, and Satires. Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
  21. Popovich, Ljmila Mila. Cinemagic: Magic Realism in International Cinema. VDM Verlag Dr. MuiLler, 2009.
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