Film Classics (SparkNotes Literature Guide Series)
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Film Classics (SparkNotes Literature Guide Series)

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SparkNotes Film Classics is a one-stop guide to great works of film - the masterpieces that are at the foundations of filmmaking and film studies. Inside, you'll find thorough, insightful overviews of twenty classic films from a variety of genres, styles, and time periods. For each film you'll get the following:

  • Information about the director

Overview

SparkNotes Film Classics is a one-stop guide to great works of film - the masterpieces that are at the foundations of filmmaking and film studies. Inside, you'll find thorough, insightful overviews of twenty classic films from a variety of genres, styles, and time periods. For each film you'll get the following:

  • Information about the director and the context in which the film was made
  • Thoughtful analyses of major characters
  • Details about themes, motifs, and symbols
  • Explanations of the most important lines of dialogue
  • In-depth discussions about what makes the film so remarkable

In-depth coverage of major works

  • The Birth of a Nation
  • Gone With the Wind
  • Citizen Kane
  • Casablanca
  • On the Waterfront
  • Vertigo
  • Sleeping Beauty
  • A Clockwork Orange
  • The Godfather Trilogy
  • Chinatown
  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
  • Taxi Driver
  • Annie Hall
  • Star Wars Trilogy (Episodes IV-VI)
  • Apocalypse Now
  • Schindler's List
  • The Matrix Trilogy
  • The Lord of the Rings Trilogy
  • Spirited Away

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411499713
Publisher:
SparkNotes
Publication date:
02/11/2006
Series:
SparkNotes Literature Guide Series
Pages:
656
Product dimensions:
5.25(w) x 8.25(h) x 1.47(d)

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