Title Action and Image: Dramatic Structure in Cinema
Book Condition Near Fine
Edition 1st printing
Publisher Manchester/New York Manchester University Press (c.1994)
0-7190-3555-4 / 9780719035555
Seller ID 19134
[solid clean book, minor external wear]. Trade PB "The concern of film theorists to read films as texts has led them to neglect the equally pressing need to see films as drama. [The author] sets out to redress the balance by drawing on the insights offered by recent developments in the theoretical study of drama and performance. Issues relating to plot and protagonist are explored through detailed analysis of the structure of a wide range of readily accessible classics films," among them NORTH BY NORTHWEST, L'AVVENTURA, RASHOMON, THE BIG SLEEP, LAST YEAR AT MARIENBAD and PIERROT LE FOU.
Alfred Hitchcock Film Analysis Jean-Luc Godard Akira Kurosawa Michelangelo Antonioni