British Film Institute Film Classics: The Best of International Cinema 1916-1981

British Film Institute Film Classics: The Best of International Cinema 1916-1981

ISBN-10:
1579583288
ISBN-13:
9781579583286
Pub. Date:
11/28/2002
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis

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British Film Institute Film Classics: The Best of International Cinema 1916-1981

This illustrated two-volume set is a compendium of more than 50 monographs published by the British Film Institute since 1992. Each entry focuses on a single great film of world cinema, presenting an essay by a prominent critic, novelist, academic, or filmmaker. You will read Camille Paglia on The Birds, Richard Schickel on Double Indemnity , Salman Rushdie on The Wizard of Oz , and many more. Such a spectrum of critics, covering an equally broad selection of films, emphasizes the diversity of ways in which people experience cinema.

Film Classics showcases a breadth of styles and approaches to contemporary film criticism, offering informed and lively critiques of some of the most notable works in the history of film.

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ISBN-13: 9781579583286
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/28/2002
Pages: 1605
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 11.30(h) x 2.20(d)

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