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Great films and how to teach them

Author: William V Costanzo
Publisher: Urbana, Ill. : National Council of Teachers of English, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Costanzo combines a love of film viewing with the practical side of expressing film study to students, including the art of transforming fiction into film, history and business of the industry, and film genres. He also includes study guides for fourteen films, including "To Kill a Mockingbird," "Romeo and Juliet," "Mississippi Masala," "Schindler's List," "The Shawshank Redemption," "Run Lola Run," "The Matrix," and  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William V Costanzo
ISBN: 0814139094 9780814139097
OCLC Number: 55679115
Notes: Revision of the author's Reading the movies.
Description: xxi, 329 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Reading the movies --
Art of fiction film --
Languages of film --
Technology of film --
Brief history of film --
Business of film --
Theories of film --
Film genres --
Representation in film --
Film in the English class --
Fourteen 14 great films on video and DVD --
Casablanca --
North by Northwest --
To kill a mockingbird --
Romeo and Juliet --
Godfather --
One flew over the cuckoo's nest --
Glory --
Mississippi Masala --
Schindler's list --
Shawshank redemption --
Run Lola run --
Matrix --
Bend it like Beckham --
Whale rider--
Appendix 1: More great films --
Appendix 2: Student film study projects --
Appendix 3: Great film web sites --
Glossary --
Bibliography.
Responsibility: William V. Costanzo.
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Costanzo combines a love of film viewing with the practical side of expressing film study to students, including the art of transforming fiction into film, history and business of the industry, and film genres. He also includes study guides for fourteen films, including "To Kill a Mockingbird," "Romeo and Juliet," "Mississippi Masala," "Schindler's List," "The Shawshank Redemption," "Run Lola Run," "The Matrix," and "Bend It Like Beckham."

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