Mise-en-scene: Film Style and Interpretation / Edition 1

Mise-en-scene: Film Style and Interpretation / Edition 1

by John Gibbs
     
 

ISBN-10: 190336406X

ISBN-13: 9781903364062

Pub. Date: 02/27/2002

Publisher: Wallflower Press

Mise-en-scène: Film Style and Interpretation explores and elucidates constructions of this fundamental concept in thinking about film. In uncovering the history of mise-en-scène within film criticism, and through the detailed exploration of scenes from films as Imitation of Life and Lone Star, John Gibbs makes the case for the

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Mise-en-scène: Film Style and Interpretation explores and elucidates constructions of this fundamental concept in thinking about film. In uncovering the history of mise-en-scène within film criticism, and through the detailed exploration of scenes from films as Imitation of Life and Lone Star, John Gibbs makes the case for the importance of a sensitive understanding of film style, and provides an introduction to the skills of close reading. This book thus celebrates film-making as well as film criticism that is alive to the creative possibilities of visual style.

Wallflower Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781903364062
Publisher:
Wallflower Press
Publication date:
02/27/2002
Series:
Short Cuts Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
475,920
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Table of Contents

Introduction1. The Elements of Mise-en-Scène2. The Interaction of Elements3. Coherent Relationships4. Investigations in the Critical History of Mise-en-Scène5. Mise-en-Scène and Melodrama6. Case Study: Imitation of LifeConclusionAppendixNotes Bibliography Index

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