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Author Clarke, James, 1972-

Title Movie movements : films that changed the world of cinema / James Clarke
Published Harpenden : Kamera Books, 2011
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations (some color)
Contents Realism (French poetic realism, British realism, neorealism) -- Expressionism -- Avant-garde and art cinema -- Surrealism -- Documentary -- Soviet montage -- National cinema movements -- Digital cinema and the future
Summary Movie Movements: Films That Changed the World of Cinema is a one-stop guide to the major movements that have shaped our sense of what cinema is and can be. It introduces the reader to definitions of the founding concepts in Film Studies such as authorship and genre, technological impacts and the rise of digital cinema, social influences and notions of the avant-garde, and cinema's emergence as a major art form that reflects and shapes the world. It explores, in concise and clear sections, how major works from the classic French realist La Regle de Jeu to the dazzling animation of Norman McLaren
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Movements in the arts.
Motion pictures -- History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1842434446 (electronic bk.)
9781842434444 (electronic bk.)