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World Cinema and the Ethics of Realism

Subjects: Motion pictures--Moral and ethical aspects; Realism in motion picturesPERFORMING ARTS / Film / History & Criticism

  • Abstract: World Cinema and the Ethics of Realism is a highly original study. Traditional views of cinematic realism usually draw on the so-called classical cinema and ...

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Film and the Holocaust : New Perspectives on Dramas, Documentaries, and Experimental Films

Subjects: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), in motion picturesPERFORMING ARTS / Film / History & Criticism; HISTORY / Modern / 20th Century / Holocaust

  • Abstract: When representing the Holocaust, the slightest hint of narrative embellishment strikes contemporary audiences as somehow a violation against those who suffered under the Nazis. This ...

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Adaptation and the Avant-Garde : Alternative Perspectives on Adaptation Theory and Practice

Subjects: Experimental films--History and criticism; Film adaptations--History and criticismPERFORMING ARTS / Film / History & Criticism; PERFORMING ARTS / Film / General

  • Abstract: Adaptations have occurred regularly since the beginning of cinema, but little recognition has been given to avant-garde adaptations of literary or other texts. This compelling ...

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Psycho in the Shower : The History of Cinema's Most Famous Scene

Subjects: PERFORMING ARTS / Film / History & Criticism; PERFORMING ARTS / Film / Direction & Production

  • Abstract: 'With this book, Philip Skerry makes an ambitious and largely successful effort to restore perspective to the debate that has swirled around Psycho since Hitchcock ...

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Violating Time : History, Memory, and Nostalgia in Cinema

Subjects: Time in motion pictures; Memory in motion picturesPERFORMING ARTS / Film / History & Criticism

  • Abstract: Violating Time explores the complexity of nonlinear and disrupted cinematic time - the delayed period between the actual recording of an event and its eventual ...

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