Documentary: The Margins of Reality

Documentary: The Margins of Reality

by Paul Ward
     
 

In using case studies such as Touching the Void (2003) and the films of Nick Broomfield, this timely introduction to the growing field of documentary explores the definition and understanding of the form, as well as the relationship between documentary and drama, specifically the notion of reconstruction and reenactment. Paul Ward also discusses animated

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Overview

In using case studies such as Touching the Void (2003) and the films of Nick Broomfield, this timely introduction to the growing field of documentary explores the definition and understanding of the form, as well as the relationship between documentary and drama, specifically the notion of reconstruction and reenactment. Paul Ward also discusses animated documentaries, the fertile genre of comedy, and feature-length contemporary works that have achieved widespread cinematic release.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781904764595
Publisher:
Wallflower Press
Publication date:
03/10/2006
Series:
Short Cuts Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Table of Contents

Introduction1. Defining Documentary 2. Fiction and Nonfiction: The Great Divide?3. The Changing Face of the Historical Documentary4. Documentary and Comedy5. Animation and Documentary RepresentationFilmographyBibliography

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