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Author Lefait, Sebastien, 1976-

Title Surveillance on screen : monitoring contemporary films and television programs / Sebastien Lefait
Published Lanham : Scarecrow Press, Inc., 2013
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Contents Introduction -- Dystopian (super)panopticism: from Nineteen Eighty-Four to Orwellian films -- Closed-circuit filmmaking: cinema in the age of panopticism come true -- Audiovisual fiction and synoptic surveillance: the televisualisation of life -- Cinema in the catoptic age: visions of a sousveillance world -- Conclusion: surveillance screens "the new site of film."
Summary Drawing on the rapidly developing field of surveillance studies, this book examines television shows and films-including Lost, Survivor, Minority Report, Enemy of the State, and Nineteen Eighty-Four-that shape our experience of surveillance, both as watchers and as those being watched
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Electronic surveillance in motion pictures.
Electronic surveillance on television.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0810885913 (electronic bk.)
9780810885912 (electronic bk.)