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Puzzle films : complex storytelling in contemporary cinema

Author: Warren Buckland
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, U.K. ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Drawing upon the expertise of film scholars from around the world, Puzzle Films investigates a number of films that sport complex storytelling--from Memento, Old Boy, and Run Lola Run, to the Infernal Affairs trilogy and In the Mood for Love .; Unites American 'independent' cinema, the European and International Art film, and certain modes of avant-garde filmmaking on the basis of their shared storytelling  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Puzzle films.
Chichester, West Sussex, U.K. ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009
(DLC) 2008040233
(OCoLC)230183112
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Warren Buckland
ISBN: 9781444305715 1444305719 6612026200 9786612026201 9781282026209 1282026208
OCLC Number: 352845774
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 241 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction: Puzzle plots / Warren Buckland --
The mind-game film / Thomas Elsaesser --
Making sense of Lost Highway / Warren Buckland --
"Twist blindness" : the role of primacy, priming, schemas, and reconstructive memory in a first-time viewing of The Sixth Sense / Daniel Barratt --
Narrative comprehension made difficult : film form and mnemonic devices in Memento / Stefano Ghislotti --
"Frustrated time" narration : the screenplays of Charlie Kaufman / Chris Dzialo --
Backbeat and overlap : time, place, and character subjectivity in Run Lola Run / Michael Wedel --
Infernal Affairs and the ethics of complex narrative / Allan Cameron and Sean Cubitt --
Happy together? : generic hybridity in 2046 and In the Mood for Love / Gary Bettinson --
Revitalizing the thriller genre : Lou Ye's Suzhou River and Purple Butterfly / Yunda Eddie Feng --
The pragmatic poetics of Hong Sangsoo's The Day a Pig Fell into a Well / Marshall Deutelbaum --
Looking for access in narrative complexity : the new and the old in Oldboy / Eleftheria Thanouli.
Responsibility: edited by Warren Buckland.

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Drawing upon the expertise of film scholars from around the world, Puzzle Films investigates a number of films that sport complex storytelling--from Memento , Old Boy , and Run Lola Run , to the  Read more...

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