World on Film: An Introduction

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John Wiley & Sons, 23 сент. 2011 г. - Всего страниц: 464
This uniquely engaging and lively textbook provides a comprehensive introduction to international film, from the golden age of European cinema to the contemporary blockbusters of India and Asia, and the post World War II emergence of global film culture.
  • Offers an overview of film culture in European countries such as France, Sweden and Spain, as well as Africa, Hong Kong, China, and India, in a clear and conversational style to engage the student reader
  • Provides a detailed exploration of the impact of globalization on international cinema
  • Includes a comprehensive companion website (www.wiley.com/go/worldonfilm) with an expansive gallery of film stills also found in the text, plus access to sample syllabi for faculty and a detailed FAQ
  • Addresses the differences in visual and narrative strategies between Hollywood-influenced movies and international cinema

  • Highlights key words within the text and provides a comprehensive glossary of critical vocabulary for film studies

  • Each chapter includes in-depth case studies of individual films and directors, cultural and historical context, selected filmographies, and ideas for projects, essays, and further research

 

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Acknowledgments
French Revolutions at the Movies
They Do It Their
Luis Bunuel Playing with Ideas
Ingmar Bergman Being and Nothingness
Wong Karwai Now You See
Ousmane Sembéne Postcolonial Pioneer
Jia Zhangke Freedom and the Sixth
Further Reading
Index
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Martha P. Nochimson has taught in the Department of Film and Television at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University, and at Mercy College, where she developed and chaired a program in Film Studies, and she is the author of four other books, including her internationally acclaimed studies The Passion of David Lynch: Wild at Heart in Hollywood (1997); Dying to Belong: Gangster Movies in Hollywood and Hong Kong (Wiley-Blackwell, 2007); No End to Her: Soap Opera and the Female Subject; and Screen Couple Chemistry: The Power of 2. Dr. Nochimson has been invited to appear on television in her capacity as a film and media critic in the United States, Canada, and France, and she has covered international film festivals in New York, Montreal, and Istanbul for over a decade. Her numerous articles about world film and interviews of major directors have appeared in Cineaste, Film Quarterly, and The New Review of Film and Television Studies. Further information is available at her website www.marthapnochimson.com.

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