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Roman Polanski

Author: James Morrison
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2007.
Series: Contemporary film directors.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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James Morrison's Roman Polanski offers one of the most comprehensive and critically engaged treatments ever written on Polanski's work. Tracing the filmmaker's remarkably diverse career from its beginnings to the present, the book provides commentary on all his major films in their historical, cultural, social, and artistic contexts. By locating Polanski's work within the genres of comedy and melodrama, Morrison  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Morrison, James, 1960-
Roman Polanski.
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2007
(OCoLC)608349327
Named Person: Roman Polanski; Roman Polanski; Roman Polanski
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Morrison
ISBN: 9780252032059 0252032055 9780252074462 0252074467
OCLC Number: 76940037
Description: 191 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Captive Minds: Polanski and Modernity --
Comedy, Melodrama, and Genrification in Polanski's Films --
Cul-de-Sac and the 1960s Art Cinema --
Polanski in the New Hollywood --
Polanski and Art Film's Second Wave --
Rendering Classics: Macbeth and Tess --
Discovering the Figural in Polanski's Films --
Interviews with Roman Polanski.
Series Title: Contemporary film directors.
Responsibility: James Morrison.
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Tracing filmmaker Roman Polanski's remarkably diverse career from its beginnings, this text provides commentary on all the major films in their historical, cultural, social, and artistic contexts.  Read more...

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