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The films of John Cassavetes : pragmatism, modernism, and the movies

Author: Raymond Carney
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1994.
Series: Cambridge film classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Films of John Cassavetes tells the inside story of the making of six of Cassavetes' most important works: Shadows, Faces, Minnie and Moskowitz, A Woman Under the Influence, The Killing of a Chinese Bookie, and Love Streams.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: John Cassavetes; John Cassavetes; John Cassavetes; John Cassavetes; John Cassavetes; John Cassavetes; John Cassavetes
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond Carney
ISBN: 0521381193 9780521381192 0521388155 9780521388153
OCLC Number: 28112129
Description: x, 322 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Thinking in space, time, and the body --
Selves in the making (Shadows) --
Noncontemplative art (Faces) --
Beating the system (Minnie and Moskowitz) --
An artist of the ordinary (A woman under the influence) --
The path of greatest resistance (The killing of a Chinese bookie) --
Compositions and decompositions (Love streams) --
Epilogue : the religion of doing.
Series Title: Cambridge film classics.
Responsibility: Ray Carney ; photographs by Sam Shaw and Larry Shaw.
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