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Poetics of cinema

Author: David Bordwell
Publisher: New York : Routledge, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents an analysis of a key question for film studies: how are films made, in particular historical contexts, in order to achieve certain effects? This book shows how films channel and recast  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Motion pictures
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bordwell, David.
Poetics of cinema.
New York : Routledge, ©2008
(OCoLC)652383309
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Bordwell
ISBN: 9780415977784 0415977789 9780415977791 0415977797
OCLC Number: 81252747
Description: xii, 499 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Poetics of cinema --
Convention, construction, and cinematic vision --
Three dimensions of film narrative --
Cognition and comprehension : viewing and forgetting in Mildred Pierce --
The art cinema as a mode of film practice --
Film futures --
Mutual friends and chronologies of chance --
Cinecerity --
Taking things to extremes : hallucinations courtesy of Robert Reinert --
CinemaScope : the modern miracle you see without glasses --
Who blinked first? --
Visual style in Japanese cinema, 1925-1945 --
A cinema of flourishes : decorative style in 1920s and 1930s Japanese film --
Aesthetics in action : kung-fu, gunplay, and cinematic expression --
Richness through imperfection : King Hu and the glimpse.
Responsibility: David Bordwell.
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