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Abbas Kiarostami and film-philosophy

Author: Mathew Abbott
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A deflationary, anti-theoretical film-philosophy through the cinema of Abbas Kiarostami. Mathew Abbott presents a powerful new film-philosophy through the cinema of Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami. Mathew Abbott argues that Kiarostami's films carry out cinematic thinking: they do not just illustrate pre-existing philosophical ideas, but do real philosophical work. Crossing the divide between analytic and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(OCoLC)961212663
Named Person: Abbas Kiarostami; Abbas Kiarostami
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mathew Abbott
ISBN: 9780748699919 0748699910
OCLC Number: 981705048
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Acknowledgements --
Introduction: Abbas Kiarostami and film-philosophy --
"The Wind Will Carry Us:" cinematic scepticism --
"ABC Africa:" apparition and appearance --
"Ten:" everything there is to know --
"Five:" artifice and the ordinary --
"Shirin:" absorption and spectatorship --
"Certified Copy:" the comedy of remarriage in an age of digital reproducibility --
"Like Someone in Love:" the suspension of belief --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Mathew Abbott.

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Mathew Abbott presents a powerful new film-philosophy through the cinema of Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami. Mathew Abbott argues that Kiarostami's films carry out cinematic thinking: they do not  Read more...

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