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Contemporary Russian cinema : symbols of a new era

Author: Vladimir Strukov
Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland Edinburgh University Press [2017] © 2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One of the first books to explore Russian cinema in the new millennium, this volume captures the emergence of a new cinematic sensibility and interprets it through the framework of the symbolic mode. Analysing films by established directors such as Sokurov, Zviagintsev and Zel'dovich, as well as lesser-known filmmakers like Balabanov, Fedorchenko and Kalatozishvili, Contemporary Russian Cinema: Symbols of a New Era  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vladimir Strukov
ISBN: 9781474425957 147442595X
OCLC Number: 1015207793
Notes: Includes bibliographical references, filmography and index.
Description: ix, 285 Seiten, 8 ungezählte Seiten Bildtafeln : Illustrationen ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction. Conceptualising the period ; Overview of the contemporary Russian film ; Crticial review of scholarship on contemporary Russian film ; Contextualising the present study ; Theorising contemporary Russian cinema --
1. Abstracted subjectivity and knowledge-worlds : Aleksandr Sokurov's Taurus (2001) --
2. The lacking sense of cinema : Aleksandr Proshkin's The miracle (2009) --
3. Gatekeepers of (non-)knowledge : Aleksei Balabanov's Morphine (2008) --
4. Symbolic folds and flattened discourse : Andrei Zviagintsev's Elena (2010) --
5. Non-knowledge and the symbolic mode : Nikolai Khomeriki's A tale about darkness (2009) --
6. The world and the event : Kirill Serebrennikov's St. George's Day (2008) --
7. A plea for the dead (self) : Renata Litvinova's Goddess : how I fell in love (2004) --
8. Body in crisis and posthumous subjectivity : Igor' Voloshin's Nirvana (2008) --
9. The difficulty of being dead : Aleksandr Veledinskii's Alive (2006) --
10. Intentionality and modelled subjectivities : Aleksei Fedorchenko's Silent souls (2010) --
11. Abandoned being : Mikhail Kalatozishvili's The wild field (2008) --
12. Amplifications of subjectivity : Aleksandr Zel'dovich's The target (2010) --
Conclusions.
Responsibility: Vlad Strukov.

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One of the first books to explore Russian cinema in the new millennium, this volume captures the emergence of a new cinematic sensibility and interprets it through the framework of the symbolic mode.  Read more...

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"A highly sophisticated and provocative monograph." -- Alexander Prokhorov, The Russian Review

 
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