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Surrealism and cinema

Author: Michael Richardson
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Berg, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Tracking the work of Luis Bunuel, Jacques Prevert, Nelly Kaplan, Walerian Borowczyk, Jan Svankmajer, Raul Ruiz and Alejandro Jodorowsky, Surrealism and Cinema charts the history of surrealist film-making in both Europe and Hollywood from the 1920s to the present day. At once a critical introduction and a re-evaluation, Surrealism and Cinema is essential reading for anyone interested in surrealist ideas and the  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Richardson, Michael, 1953-
Surrealism and cinema.
Oxford ; New York : Berg, 2006
(OCoLC)654558847
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Richardson
ISBN: 9781845202262 1845202260 9781845202255 1845202252
OCLC Number: 62381238
Description: 202 pages ; 24 cm
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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Surrealism has been recognised as having made a major contribution to film theory and practice, and many contemporary film-makers acknowledge its influence. This book charts the history of surrealist  Read more...

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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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