Understanding Movies

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/01/2002
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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For undergraduate courses in Introduction to Film, Introduction to Cinema, and Film and Drama. Designed to help students analyze movies with precision and technical sophistication, this book focuses on formalismhow the forms of the film (e.g., camera work, editing, photography, etc.) create meaning. It retains the same principle of organization as its predecessorsstructuring chapters around the realism-formalism dichotomywhile it updates each chapter to integrate more recent developments, contemporary films, and personalities in the field.

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