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Subtitles : on the foreignness of film

Author: Ian Balfour; Atom Egoyan
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press : Alphabet City Media, ©2004.
Series: Alphabet city, 9.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The essays, interviews, and visuals include a collaboration by Russell Banks and Atom Egoyan, which uses quotations from Banks's novel The Sweet Hereafter as substitutes for publicity stills from Egoyan's film of the book; three early film reviews by Jorge Luis Borges; an interview with filmmaker Claire Denis about a scene in her film Friday Night that should not have been subtitled; and Eric Cozdyn's reading of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Balfour; Atom Egoyan
ISBN: 0262050781 9780262050784 0262550571 9780262550574
OCLC Number: 62606941
Description: 527 pages : illustrations ; 11 x 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Atom Egoyan and Ian Balfour --
The sweet hereafter / Russell Banks and Atom Egoyan --
Little life lines in "Desperanto" / Patricia Rozema --
Outside myself / Claire Denis and Atom Egoyan --
Cultural ventriloquism / Henri Behar --
The birth of cinema / Ken U. Enns --
Soundtrack / Stephen Andrews and Anne Carson --
Borges night at the movies / Jorge Luis Borges --
Word images / Raymond Bellour --
Epistolarity and textuality in accented films / Hamid Naficy --
To read or not to read : subtitles, trailers, and monolingualism / B. Ruby Rich --
The use and abuse of subtitles / Amresh Sinha --
Alterite : the d-image effect / Trinh T. Minh-ha --
Filmic foreigness, filmic homecoming : on Garine Torossian's Girl from Moush / Marie-Aude Baronian --
Thoughts on Balkan cinema / Fredric Jameson --
(De)realizing cinematic time / Mary Ann Doane --
The foreign gaze which sees too much / Slavoj Zizek --
Where are Kiarostami's women? / Negar Mottahedeh --
The great dance : translating the foreign in ethnographic film / Brenda Longfellow --
In limbo : Creolisation and untranslatability / Isaac Julien and Kass Banning --
The Hollywood sound tract / John Mowitt --
A new line in the geometry / Eric Cazdyn --
My last interview with Ulrike Ottinger : on Southeast passage and beyond / Laurence A. Rickets --
The foreignness of the intimate, or the violence and charity of perception / R. Bruce Elder --
A name on a page / Jack Lewis and John Greyson --
Blue : archive of devastation / Deborah Esch --
Afterword / Ian Balfour.
Series Title: Alphabet city, 9.
Responsibility: edited by Atom Egoyan and Ian Balfour.

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Translating the experience of film: filmmakers, writers, and artists explore the elements of film that make us feel "outside and inside at the same time."  Read more...

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With this lovingly edited and designed collection, filmmaker Atom Egoyan (The Sweet Hereafter, Ararat) and literature professor Ian Balfour celebrate the much-maligned middlemen of world cinema: Read more...

 
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