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Surrealism and cinema

Author: Michael Richardson
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Berg, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Surrealism has long been recognised as having made a major contribution to film theory and practice, and many contemporary film-makers acknowledge its influence. Most of the critical literature, however, focuses either on the 1920s or the work of Buuel. The aim of this book is to open up a broader picture of surrealism''s contribution to the conceptualisation and making of film. Tracing the work of Luis Buuel,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Richardson, Michael, 1953-
Surrealism and cinema.
Oxford ; New York : Berg, 2006
(DLC) 2005033251
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Richardson
ISBN: 9781847881083 1847881084
OCLC Number: 191935717
Description: 1 online resource (202 pages)
Contents: Introduction: Surrealist film theory and practice --
1. Surrealism and popular culture --
2. Luis Bunuel and the snares of desire --
3. Jacques Prevert and the poetry of the eventual --
4. Surrealism and Hollywood --
5. Surrealism and the documentary --
6. Nelly Kaplan and sexual revenge --
7. Walerian Borowczyk and the touch of desire --
8. Jan Svankmajer and the life of objects --
9. Panique: A ceremony beyond the absurd --
10. The Baroque heresy of Raul Ruiz --
11. Surrealism and contemporary cinema.
Responsibility: Michael Richardson.
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'I so enjoyed reading this book! Its arguments about surrealism and film are lucid and persuasive and presented with compelling clarity. I couldn't put it down.'Mary Ann Caws, author of Surrealism: Read more...

 
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