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Synopsis:

"Pan's Labyrinth," "Stranger than Fiction," "Inland Empire" surreal and fantastic cinema is all over the place. A movement that goes back to the earliest days of cinema, it's an exemplary case study to introduce all sorts of concepts — Auteur study, representations, 'shocking cinema', textual analysis. Neil Coombs' guide is ideal for teachers new to the field, providing an explanation of the origins of Surrealism followed by detailed analyses from the history of 'world cinema', including: BuAuel's The Phantom of Liberty, Svankmajer's Alice, Cocteau's OrphA(c)e, Lynch's Lost Highway, Jeunet & Caro's The City of Lost Children, and the work of screenwriter Charlie Kaufman (Being John Malkovich) and director David Cronenberg (A History of Violence).

Product Details

ISBN:
9781903663967
Author:
Coombs, Neil
Publisher:
Auteur
Subject:
Film & Video - History & Criticism
Subject:
Film and Television-History and Criticism
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Auteur
Series:
Studying
Publication Date:
20081031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
6.20x4.60x.50 in. .35 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , "Pan's Labyrinth," "Stranger than Fiction," "Inland Empire" surreal and fantastic cinema is all over the place. A movement that goes back to the earliest days of cinema, it's an exemplary case study to introduce all sorts of concepts — Auteur study, representations, 'shocking cinema', textual analysis. Neil Coombs' guide is ideal for teachers new to the field, providing an explanation of the origins of Surrealism followed by detailed analyses from the history of 'world cinema', including: BuAuel's The Phantom of Liberty, Svankmajer's Alice, Cocteau's OrphA(c)e, Lynch's Lost Highway, Jeunet & Caro's The City of Lost Children, and the work of screenwriter Charlie Kaufman (Being John Malkovich) and director David Cronenberg (A History of Violence).
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