Images of the Passion: The Sacramental Mode in Film

Images of the Passion: The Sacramental Mode in Film

by Peter Fraser
     
 

ISBN-10: 0275964655

ISBN-13: 9780275964658

Pub. Date: 11/10/1998

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated

Fraser analyzes the films that portray Christ's Passion, and he provides a theoretical discussion of this unique and neglected genre of filmmaking. Chapters offer a close reading of important films with spiritual content, including On the Waterfront, Diary of a Country Priest, Hardcore, The Mission , Andrej Rublev, Black Robe, You Only Live Once, and Rome, Open City.…  See more details below

Overview

Fraser analyzes the films that portray Christ's Passion, and he provides a theoretical discussion of this unique and neglected genre of filmmaking. Chapters offer a close reading of important films with spiritual content, including On the Waterfront, Diary of a Country Priest, Hardcore, The Mission , Andrej Rublev, Black Robe, You Only Live Once, and Rome, Open City. Fraser concludes with a chapter on the development of the Biblical epic.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780275964658
Publisher:
Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/10/1998
Pages:
152
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.76(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

Diary of a Country Priest

The Word

Andrej Rublëv

Rome, Open City

Black Robe

The Gospel According to St. Matthew

The Mission

A Farewell to Arms

Jesus of Montreal

Babette's Feast

Hardcore

Gallipoli

On the Waterfront

You Only Live Once

The Biblical Spectacular

Filmography

Bibliography

Index

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