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The terminator

Author: Sean French
Publisher: London : British Film Institute, 1996.
Series: BFI modern classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Heavily illustrated and immensely readable, this book is the lead title in the BFI Modern Classics series. It examines the reputation of James Cameron's violent vision of America and its role in launching the career of Arnold Schwarzenegger.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
French, Sean, 1959-
Terminator.
London : British Film Institute, 1996
(OCoLC)605500724
Named Person: James Cameron; James Cameron; James Cameron
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sean French
ISBN: 0851705537 9780851705538
OCLC Number: 35849479
Description: 72 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.
Contents: 1. Beginnings --
2. Borrowings --
3. Making The Terminator --
4. The Plot --
5. Schwarzenegger --
6. Defending The Terminator --
7. Watching The Terminator --
8. Afterlife.
Series Title: BFI modern classics.
Responsibility: Sean French.
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"A beautifully written and elusive study of Cameron's film . . . which powerfully conveys his passion for the movie."--"Sight and Sound

 
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