9780393979831

Film Analysis PA

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  • ISBN13:

    9780393979831

  • ISBN10:

    0393979830

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Textbook Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/17/2005
  • Publisher: W W NORTON

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Summary

Written with undergraduate readers in mind, these essays cover the central issues raised in today's cinema courses and provide students with practical models to help them improve their own writing and film-analysis skills. Film Analysis also includes a helpful introduction and an extensive glossary. Already half the price of competing texts when purchased alone, Film Analysis can be packaged at 50 percent off with either A History of Narrative Film or Looking at Movies .

Table of Contents

Alphabetical Table of Contents 9(13)
Preface 13(4)
Introduction 17(25)
Arrival of a Train at La Ciotat (1895--1897), Lumiere Brothers
42(22)
Karin Littau
A Trip to the Moon (1902), Georges Melies
64(18)
Tom Gunning
The Birth of a Nation (1915), D. W. Griffith
82(16)
Daniel Bernardi
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920), Robert Wiene
98(20)
Paul Coates
Nanook of the North (1922), Robert J. Flaherty
118(20)
Jeffrey Geiger
Sherlock Jr. (1924), Buster Keaton
138(20)
Hal Gladfelder
Battleship Potemkin (1926), Sergei Eisenstein
158(20)
Bill Nichols
Metropolis (1927), Fritz Lang
178(18)
R. L. Rutsky
Un chien andalou (1929), Luis Bunuel and Salvador Dali
196(20)
Tom Conley
It Happened One Night (1934), Frank Capra
216(22)
Richard Maltby
Modern Times (1936), Charlie Chaplin
238(22)
Charles J. Maland
Osaka Elegy (1936), Mizoguchi Kenji
260(22)
Joanne Bernardi
Bringing Up Baby (1938), Howard Hawks
282(18)
S. I. Salamensky
The Rules of the Game (1939), Jean Renoir
300(19)
Christopher Faulkner
Stagecoach (1939), John Ford
319(21)
Matthew Bernstein
Citizen Kane (1941), Orson Welles
340(22)
James Naremore
Casablanca (1942), Michael Curtiz
362(18)
Dana Polan
Double Indemnity (1944), Billy Wilder
380(20)
Gaylyn Studlar
Rome Open City (1945), Roberto Rossellini
400(22)
Marcia Landy
Bicycle Thieves (1948), Vittorio De Sica
422(18)
Geoffrey Nowell-Smith
Singin' in the Rain (1952), Stanley Donen and Gene Kelly
440(16)
Jane Feuer
Tokyo Story (1953), Ozu Yasujiro
456(18)
David Desser
Rear Window (1954), Alfred Hitchcock
474(20)
Elizabeth Cowie
Seven Samurai (1954), Kurosawa Akira
494(16)
Mitsuhiro Yoshimoto
Pather Panchali (1955), Satyajit Ray
510(18)
Neepa Majumdar
The Seventh Seal (1956), Ingmar Bergman
528(22)
Marilyn Johns Blackwell
The 400 Blows (1959), Francois Truffaut
550(16)
Alastair Phillips
Breathless (1960), Jean-Luc Godard
566(16)
Richard Neupert
8 1/2 (1963), Federico Fellini
582(20)
Kriss Ravetto-Biagioli
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), Stanley Kubrick
602(20)
Robert Kolker
The Godfather (1972), Francis Ford Coppola
622(18)
Jon Lewis
Ali: Fear Eats the Soul (1974), Rainer Werner Fassbinder
640(20)
Shohini Chaudhuri
Chinatown (1974), Roman Polanski
660(18)
Steve Neale
The Last Supper (1976), Tomas Gutierrez Alea
678(18)
Gilberto M. Blasini
Taxi Driver (1976), Martin Scorsese
696(20)
Cynthia Fuchs
Ceddo (1977), Ousmane Sembene
716(22)
Philip Rosen
Peking Opera Blues (1986), Tsui Hark
738(18)
Jenny Kwok Wah Lau
Yeelen (1987), Souleymane Cisse
756(20)
N. Frank Ukadike
Do the Right Thing (1989), Spike Lee
776(18)
Sharon Willis
Close-up (1989), Abbas Kiarostami
794(20)
Hamid Naficy
To Sleep with Anger (1990), Charles Burnett
814(16)
Valerie Smith
Raise the Red Lantern (1991), Zhang Yimou
830(20)
Shuqin Cui
Daughters of the Dust (1991), Julie Dash
850(22)
Anna Everett
All About My Mother (1999), Pedro Almodovar
872(19)
Paul Julian Smith
Glossary of Critical Terms 891(24)
Contributors 915(6)
Photo Credits 921(2)
Index 923

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