This classic in film theory, presents a systematic study of the techniques of the film medium and of their potential uses for creating formal structures in individual films such as Dovzhenko's Earth, Antonioni's La Notte, Bresson's Au Hasard Balthazar, Renoir's Nana, and Godard's Pierrot le Fou.
Originally published in 1981.
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Table of Contents:
- FrontMatter, pg. i
- Contents, pg. iii
- Foreword, pg. v
- I. Basic Elements, pg. 1
- II. Dialectics, pg. 49
- III. Perturbing Factors, pg. 103
- IV. Reflections on the Film Subject, pg. 137
- Index, pg. 168
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