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The art and craft of motion pictures : 25 movies to make you film literate

Author: Vincent LoBrutto
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This volume is 'a film school in a single book.' Investigating and analyzing the elements and concepts of the creation of films, this book looks closely at 25 films that represent a wide range of styles and subjects"--
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LoBrutto, Vincent, author.
Art and craft of motion pictures
Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2019]
(DLC) 2019018930
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vincent LoBrutto
ISBN: 9781440839184 1440839182
OCLC Number: 1049607693
Description: xiv, 286 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Editing choreography in an autobiographical musical : All that jazz --
The ultimate period film : Barry Lyndon --
The origin of the creative jump cut : Breathless --
Surrealism David Lynch style : Eraserhead --
Non-fiction, diary, essay filmmaking, and editing as a magician's tool : F for fake --
Remakes : The flight of the Phoenix (1964), Flight of the Phoenix --
The documentary as an investigative tool : Gimme shelter --
Time and space : Hiroshima mon amour --
Fantasy as reality : King Kong --
Destruction of the well-made Hollywood movie : The last movie --
The adult film as art film : The lickerish quartet --
Birth of the independent cinema : Little fugitive --
Parallel storytelling, character connections : Magnolia --
Mental state as narrative : Memento --
Teamwork on and off the screen : Our daily bread --
Tempo, content, and directorial style : Pickpocket --
Non-linear structure : Pulp fiction --
The camera as instigator : Seconds --
The graphic novel comes cinematically alive : Sin city --
The perfect silent film : Sunrise --
Tatami camera style : Tokyo story --
The tall tale : The treasure of the Sierra Madre --
The essential road movie : Two-lane blacktop --
The 42 minute and 56 second shot : Wavelength --
Stranger in a strange land : exploring the possibilities of the detective film : Witness.
Responsibility: Vincent LoBrutto.

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