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Robert Altman in the American grain

Robert Altman in the American grain

Author: Frank Caso
Publisher: London Reaktion Books 2015
Edition/Format:   Computer file : English
Known as an iconoclast and maverick, film director Robert Altman has consistently pushed against the boundaries of genre. From refashioning film noir in "The Long Goodbye," the western in "McCabe et Mrs. Miller," the psychological drama in "Images," science fiction in "Quintet," and the romantic comedy in "A Perfect Couple," he has always tested the limits of what film can and should do. In this book, Frank Caso  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biografie
Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
Caso, Frank author.
Robert Altman in the american grain
Named Person: Robert / 1925-2006 / Criticism and interpretation Altman; Robert Altman
Document Type: Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Caso
OCLC Number: 992548383
Notes: Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-273), filmography (pages 275-278) and index.
Description: 1 Online-Ressource : Illustationen.
Contents: Part One: Apprentice and Journeymen --
Kansas City --
Journeyman's Blues --
Part Two: The Artist in Bloom --
M*A*S*H and its Immediate Successors --
The Neo-noir Director --
Paradise Lost --
Strange Interlude --
Career Ebb --
Part Three: Exile --
The Play's the Thing, Part One: Television Work --
The Play's the Thing, Part Two: Features Again --
Part Four: The Prodigal's Return --
Renaissance --
Crime, Punishment and Vaginas --
Death is the Only Real Ending.
Responsibility: Frank Caso.


Robert Altman: In the American Grain examines the development of Altman's artistic method, from his earliest days in industrial film to his work as a TV director, feature film-maker and later return  Read more...


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