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The cinema of Roman Polanski : dark spaces of the world

Author: John Orr; Elżbieta Ostrowska
Publisher: London : Wallflower, 2006.
Series: Directors' cuts.
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Roman Polanski is one of the great maverick figures of world cinema, with a long career starting in Poland with his short films of the 1950s and running through to the present with Oliver Twist. This collection highlights the bold and dazzling diversity of his work as well as recurrent themes and obsessions.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cinema of Roman Polanski.
London : Wallflower, 2006
(OCoLC)607639759
Named Person: Roman Polanski; Roman Polanski
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Orr; Elżbieta Ostrowska
ISBN: 9781904764755 1904764754 1904764762 9781904764762
OCLC Number: 63137373
Description: x, 175 p. : ports. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword : Polanski's fourth wall aesthetic / Mark Cousins --
Polanski : the art of receiving / John Orr --
Polanski's existential body-as somebody, nobody and anybody / Helena Goscilo --
Power and the visual semantics of Polanski's films / Herbert J. Eagle --
Polanski and the horror from within / Tony McKibbin --
Knife in the water : Polanski's nomadic discourse begins / Elżbieta Ostrowska --
Beauty and the beast : desire and its double in Repulsion / Lucy Fischer --
Cul-de-sac in context : absurd authorship and sexuality / Paul Coates --
Chinatown : politics as perspective, perspective as politics / Dana Polan --
Into the mouth of madness : The tenant / Maximilian Le Cain --
Polanski's iconoclastic journeys in time : When angels fall and Bitter moon / Izabela Kalinowska --
The pianist and its contexts : Polanski's narration of Holocaust evasion and survival / Michael Stevenson.
Series Title: Directors' cuts.
Responsibility: edited by John Orr & Elżbieta Ostrowska.
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Roman Polanski is one of the great maverick figures of world cinema, with a long career starting in Poland with his short films of the 1950s and running through to the present with Oliver Twist. This collection highlights the bold and dazzling diversity of his work as well as recurrent themes and obsessions.

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