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Surrealist film : the stuff of dreams

Author: Lisa Jackon; Pablo García; Alan Larson Williams; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©2005.
Series: Artistic movements.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Surrealist cinema sought to break with the conventional linear narrative style in favor of chance events and a world of the subconscious. This program analyzes the origin, evolution and legacy of this cinematic movement whose stylistic artifacts can still be found in today's mass culture. Key figures of Dadaism and Surrealism are highlighted including Germaine Dulac, Luis Bũnuel and Man Ray with excerpts from their  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Educational films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Named Person: Germaine Dulac; Luis Buñuel; Man Ray
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Jackon; Pablo García; Alan Larson Williams; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
ISBN: 1421349221 9781421349220
OCLC Number: 61432883
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Credits: Editors, Lisa Jackon, Gonzalo Oxenford ; English script, Frank Batavick. music, David Giuffre, Brainclaw.
Performer(s): Narrator, Tom Richards ; voices, Victor Font, Gary Kahn ; commentary, Alan Williams.
Description: 1 videodisc (39 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Series Title: Artistic movements.
Other Titles: Stuff of dreams
Responsibility: producer, Lisa Jackon ; author/consultant, Alan Williams ; director, Pablo García.

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Surrealist cinema sought to break with the conventional linear narrative style in favor of chance events and a world of the subconscious. This program analyzes the origin, evolution and legacy of this cinematic movement whose stylistic artifacts can still be found in today's mass culture. Key figures of Dadaism and Surrealism are highlighted including Germaine Dulac, Luis Bũnuel and Man Ray with excerpts from their works and other films of the genre.

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Surrealist Film: The Stuff of Dreams

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Surrealism, as an art concept is relatively clear, but it has unfortunately suffered from contemporary misuse and misunderstanding. Surrealist Film: The Stuff of Dreams attempts to contextualize the movement within the filmic avant-garde of the first third of the 20th century and to relate it...
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