An Introduction to Film Studies

An Introduction to Film Studies

Book - 1996
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This is a textbook aimed at the needs of students on the expanding number of film studies courses in universities and colleges of higher education. It contains over 100 illustrations from classic films such as Rebel Without a Cause, The Maltese Falcon, Jaws and My Beautiful Launderette, as well as stills from less traditional examples. The book is divided into seven sections, the first four covering key areas in the study of cinema, and the remainig three focusing on film forms, issues in cinema (such as postmodernism and the new visual technologies) and national cinemas. There are chapters on Soviet, Indian and European cinema, and an extended chapter on British films. Each chapter has its own glossary and film/videography to help the student locate the films discussed.
Publisher: London : Routledge, 1996.
ISBN: 9780415108607
Branch Call Number: 791.43 Int 3701 1
Characteristics: xvii, 462 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Additional Contributors: Nelmes, Jill 1954-


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