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|Description:||xviii, 384 p. : il.|
|Contents:||Acknowledgments Introduction Non-Linear Storytelling: Amores Perros Transformation of the American Comedy: Annie Hall Tableau Narrative Structure and Sound Design: Apocalypse Now The Body as Cinematic Landscape: L'Avventura Editing: Russian Montage: The Battleship Potemkin Italian Neorealism: The Bicycle Thief Production Design: Blade Runner Dream State: Blue Velvet The Period Film as Mirror for the Present: Bonnie and Clyde Expressionism in Cinema: The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari Classical Hollywood Film Style: Cassablanca Surrealism in Cinema: Un Chien Andalou The Authorial Voice: Citizen Kane Shot Structure: The Crowd Thematic Unity: The Decalogue Mythopoetic Film: Dog Star Man Political Objectives through Cinematic Storytelling: Do the Right Thing Film Noir: Double Idemnity The Personal Film: 8 1/2 Animation and Music: Fantasia An American Musical: 42nd Street New York Filmmaking: The French Connection Period Comedy: The General Parallel Storytelling: Intolerance French New Wave: Jules and Jim The Epic: Lawrence of Arabia The Political Thriller: The Manchurian Candidate Self-Referential Cinema: Man with the Movie Camera Architecture in Production Design: Metropolis Roots of Documentary Film: Nanook of the North Multiplot, Multicharacter Narrative: Nashville Method Acting: On the Waterfront The Close Up: The Passion of Joan of Arc Dark Side of American Cinema: Psycho Subtext in Personal Expression: Raging Bull Multiple Point-of-View Narrative: Rashomon Widescreen Filmmaking: Rebel without a Cause Camera Movement as Metaphor: LaRonde Mise-en-Scene: Rules of the Game Direct Cinema: Salesman The Freudian Western: The Searchers Defining Theme, Metaphor, and Character through Color, Texture, and Environmental Design: Se7en Symbolism in the Cinema: The Seventh Seal Art of the B-Movie: Shock Corridor Digital Filmmaking: Star Wars: Episode II: Attack of the Clones Birth of a Nonfiction Film Style: The Thin Blue Line Experimental Narrative: 2001: A Space Odyssey The Essay Film: Weekend Screen Violence as Metaphor: The Wild Bunch Independent Filmmaking: A Woman Under the Influence Glossary Bibliography Index|
|Responsibility:||Vincent LoBrutto ; foreword by Jan Harlan.|
"To introduce students to the basic tools of cinema, LoBrutto (editing, production design and cinema studies, School of Visual Arts) uses 50 landmark films as illustrations of concepts such as