Film Architecture : Set Designs from Metropolis to Blade Runner

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Examining architectural elements of original set designs used by filmmakers across Europe and the US, this book begins with the expressionistic and psychological sets in films such as and , then looks at the bleak view of the future in , and experimental depictions of visionary modern cities in and , and in the more recent films and . The cinema of the Weimar Republic is taken as a case study, as both architecture and film played an important role in the social and cultural self-definition of the young state. No index. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783791316055
  • Publisher: Prestel Publishing
  • Publication date: 2/28/1996
  • Pages: 220
  • Product dimensions: 9.85 (w) x 12.06 (h) x 0.82 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 7
The Explosion of Space: Architecture and the Filmic Imaginary 13
Sites of Desire: The Weimar Street Film 26
Before and after Metropolis: Film and Architecture in Search of the Modern City 33
New York, New York, Olde York: The Rise and Fall of a Celluloid City 39
"Like Today, Only More So": The Credible Dystopia of Blade Runner 44
Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari [1920] 50
Genuine: Die Tragodie eines seltsamen Hauses [1920] 58
Algol [1920] 62
Der Golem, wie er in die Welt kam [1920] 66
Von Morgens bis Mitternachts [1920] 70
Die Strasse [1923] 72
Die Nibelungen [1924] 74
L'Inhumaine [1924] 80
Das Wachsfigurenkabinett [1924] 84
Der letzte Mann [1924] 88
Aelita - Queen of Mars [1924] 92
Metropolis [1927] 94
Sunrise [1927] 104
Asphalt [1929] 108
Just Imagine [1930] 112
The Black Cat [1934] 116
Things To Come [1936] 118
Lost Horizon [1937] 122
The Fountainhead [1949] 126
Mon Oncle [1958] 134
Playtime [1967] 140
Blade Runner [1982] 148
Batman [1989] 160
Dick Tracy [1990] 170
Film and Architecture: Selected texts from the Weimar Republic 182
Set Designers' Biographies 196
Selected Bibliography 205
Film Credits 206
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