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Michael Haneke's cinema : the ethic of image

Author: Catherine Wheatley
Publisher: Oxford : Berghahn, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
German cinema is normally seen as a distinct form, but this new series emphasizes connections, influences, and exchanges of German cinema across national borders, as well as its links with other media and art forms.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Michael Haneke; Haneke; Haneke; Michael Haneke
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Wheatley
ISBN: 9781845455576 1845455576 9781845457228 1845457226
OCLC Number: 261948342
Awards: Shortlisted for And/Or Book Awards: Best Moving Image Book 2010.
Shortlisted for Willy Haas Award 2009.
Description: pages cm
Contents: List of Illustrations Declaration A Note on the Titles Acknowledgements Introduction Chapter 1. The Last Moralist? Chapter 2. Negotiating Modernism: Der Siebente Kontinent, Benny's Video, 71 Fragmente einer Chronologie des Zufalls Chapter 3. The Ethics of Aggression: Funny Games Chapter 4. Emotional Engagement and Narrativity: Code inconnu, La Pianiste, Le Temps du loup Chapter 5. Shame and Guilt: Cache Conclusion Appendix I Appendix II Bibliography Index
Responsibility: by Catherine Wheatley.


Existing critical traditions fail to fully account for the impact of Austrian director, and 2009 Cannes Palm d'Or winner, Michael Haneke's films, situated as they are between intellectual projects  Read more...
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Both her exacting discussions of the films themselves and the even-handed, pointed summations of the critical debate around them are impressive feats - her succinct prose is eminently readable, even Read more...

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