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British Film Institute Film Classics

The Best of International Cinema 1916-1981

by Rob White

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  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Routledge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Film theory & criticism,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • General,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Performing Arts/Dance,
  • Film & Video - Guides & Reviews,
  • Reference / General,
  • Film & Video - History & Criticism,
  • Consumer Guides

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages1268
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8758417M
    ISBN 101579583288
    ISBN 109781579583286

      Shadows (), John Cassavetes' first film as director, ends with the title card - 'The film you have just seen was an improvisation'. Just before his death, however, Cassavetes confessed to Ray Carney something he had never before revealed - that much of his so-called 'masterpiece of improvisation' was actually written by him and Robert Alan Aurthur, a professional Hollywood . Forty Years after it first appeared, Singin' in the Rain remains one of the best loved films ever made. Yet despite dazzling success with the public, it never received its fair share of praise from the critics. Gene Kelly's genius as a performer is there for all to see. What is less acknowledged is his innovatory contribution as director. Peter Wollen has finally done justice to this landmark.

    Do The Right Thing () is arguably Spike Lee's best feature film, and one of the most popular and celebrated examples of African America's ongoing "new black film wave." Set during the hottest day of a racially tense year in New York City, the film's ensemble cast, including Lee himself, brilliantly play out the edgy negotiations and dramas of a racially and culturally diverse working-class. Double Indemnity (BFI Film Classics) by Schickel, Richard and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Double Indemnity Bfi Film Classics by Schickel, Richard - AbeBooks.

      Buy British Film Institute Film Classics 2-Volume Set: The Best of International Cinema 1 by White, Rob (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Hardcover. The BFI Film Classics book series was inaugurated in by the firm's publishing department, while the long-running annual British National Film & Video Catalogue bibliography was mothballed. KEY DATES British Film Institute (BFI) is founded. BFI takes over publication of Sight & Sound magazine.


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This illustrated two-volume set is a compendium of more than 50 monographs published by the British Film Institute since 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 s: 1.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprints the 50 vols. originally published () as separate vols. in the series BFI film classics. This illustrated two-volume set is a compendium of more than 50 monographs published by the British Film Institute since Each entry focuses on a single great film of world cinema, presenting an essay by a prominent critic, novelist, academic, or : Hardcover.

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After nearly six years at war the people of Hull show their relief and joy through dancing, children’s parties and. Ever since its world premiere at the Cannes film festival in Mayaudiences have been talking about Michael Haneke's Caché.

The film's enigmatic and multi-layered narrative leaves its viewers with many more questions than answers. The plot revolves around the mystery of who is sending a series of sinister videos and drawings to Georges Laurent (Daniel Auteuil), the presenter of a.

Inthe British Film Institute surveyed 1, people from the world of British film and television to produce the BFI list of the greatest British films of the 20th century. Voters were asked to choose up to films that were 'culturally British'.

The list also includes two Irish films, namely My Left Foot and The Commitments. Humphrey Jennings () was perhaps the most gifted film-maker of the British documentary movement. Involved in the Mass Observation project of the s, Jennings' talent lay in picturing ordinary life in ways that were inventive yet authentic.

"Fires Were Started –" () is his major achievement. A film about a day's work for a unit of mainly auxiliary volunteer firemen at the height.Book Description This illustrated two-volume set is a compendium of more than 50 monographs published by the British Film Institute since Each entry focuses on a single great film of world cinema, presenting an essay by a prominent critic, novelist, academic, or filmmaker.