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Alternative worlds in Hollywood cinema : resonance between realms

Author: James R Walters
Publisher: Bristol, UK ; Chicago : Intellect, 2008.
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The use of alternate realities in cinema has been brought to heights by films "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" and "Donnie Darko". This book analyzes these imaginary realms, tracing their  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Livres électroniques
Case studies
Livre électronique (Descripteur de forme)
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James R Walters
OCLC Number: 748881078
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 8 août 2011).
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Chapter 1: 'Establishing Contexts' - Page 15 - James Walters Chapter 2: 'Imagined Worlds' - Page 43 - James Walters Chapter 3: 'Making it Home: The Wizard of Oz (Victor Fleming, 1939) & The Woman in the Window (Fritz Lang, 1944)' - Page 55 - James Walters Chapter 4: 'Return to Innocence: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (Michael Gondry, 2004)' - Page 81 - James Walters Chapter 5: 'Potential Worlds' - Page 107 - James Walters Chapter 6: 'Reclaiming the Real: It's a Wonderful Life (Frank Capra, 1946)' - Page 115 - James Walters Chapter 7: 'The Search for Tomorrow: Groundhog Day (Harold Ramis, 1993)' - Page 135 - James Walters Chapter 8: 'Other Worlds' - Page 157 - James Walters Chapter 9: 'Life Beyond Reason: Brigadoon (Vincente Minnelli, 1954)' - Page 169 - James Walters Chapter 10: 'Rehearsal Space: Pleasantvile (Gary Ross, 1998)' - Page 191 - James Walters
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"The book is very readable ... an important area of film study. The most original aspects of the book are the close readings of the films discussed and how these readings cohere across a single Read more...

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