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Slow cinema

Author: Tiago De Luca; Nuno Barradas Jorge
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2016.
Series: Traditions in world cinema.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focused on a body of films bound together through a cinematic aesthetic of slowness, this book is a pioneering effort to situate, theorise and map out slow cinema within contemporary global film production and across world cinema history.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Luca, Tiago de.
Slow Cinema.
: Edinburgh University Press, ©2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tiago De Luca; Nuno Barradas Jorge
ISBN: 9780748696031 0748696032 9780748696055 0748696059
OCLC Number: 934047794
Description: 1 online resource (353).
Contents: SLOW CINEMA; Copyright; CONTENTS; Illustrations; Contributors; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; TRADITIONS IN WORLD CINEMA; Foreword; Introduction: From Slow Cinema to Slow Cinemas; 1. The Politics of Slowness and the Traps of Modernity; 2. The Slow Pulse of the Era: Carl Th. Dreyer's Film Style; 3. The First Durational Cinema and the Real of Time; 4. 'The attitude of smoking and observing': Slow Film and Politics in the Cinema of Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet; 5. Temporal Aesthetics of Drifting: Tsai Ming-liang and a Cinema of Slowness; 6. Stills and Stillness in Apichatpong Weerasethakul's Cinema. 7. Melancholia: The Long, Slow Cinema of Lav Diaz8. Exhausted Drift: Austerity, Dispossession and the Politics of Slow in Kelly Reichardt's Meek's Cutoff; 9. If These Walls Could Speak: From Slowness to Stillness in the Cinema of Jia Zhangke; 10. Wastrels of Time: Slow Cinema's Labouring Body, the Political Spectator, and the Queer; 11. Living Daily, Working Slowly: Pedro Costa's In Vanda's Room; 12. Working/Slow: Cinematic Style as Labour in Wang Bing's Tie Xi Qu: West of the Tracks; 13. 'Slow Sounds': Duration, Audition and Labour in Liu Jiayin's Oxhide and Oxhide II. 14. It's About Time: Slow Aesthetics in Experimental Ecocinema and Nature Cam Videos15. Natural Views: Animals, Contingency and Death in Carlos Reygadas's Japón and Lisandro Alonso's Los muertos; 16. The Sleeping Spectator: Non-human Aesthetics in Abbas Kiarostami's Five: Dedicated to Ozu; 17. Béla Tarr: The Poetics and the Politics of Fiction; 18. Ethics of the Landscape Shot: AKA Serial Killer and James Benning's Portraits of Criminals; 19. Slow Cinema and the Ethics of Duration; 20. Performing Evolution: Immersion, Unfolding and Lucile Hadžihalilovic'́s Innocence. 21. The Slow Road to Europe: the Politics and Aesthetics of Stalled Mobility in Hermakono and Morgen22. Crystallising the Past: Slow Heritage Cinema; Index.
Series Title: Traditions in world cinema.
Responsibility: edited by Tiago de Luca and Nuno Barradas Jorge.

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