European Directors and Their Films

European Directors and Their Films : Essays on Cinema

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In European Directors and Their Films: Essays on Cinema, Bert Cardullo offers readable analyses of some of the most important film artists and individual films of the last several decades. Beyond simple biographical capsules and plot summaries, these readings demonstrate with elegance and clarity what cinema means as well as shows, explaining how international moviemakers use the resources of the medium to pursue complex, significant human goals.

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  • Hardback | 386 pages
  • 157.48 x 231.14 x 30.48mm | 816.46g
  • Scarecrow Press
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 39 black & white halftones
  • 0810885263
  • 9780810885264

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These two new volumes from Scarecrow Press take a scholarly, in-depth look at some of the best internationally known film directors of our time. The author's goal is to go beyond the publicity trailers and look into the artistic merit and vision of the directors as well as their purpose in creating the film. The titles provide more than just biographical data and filmographies, they also provide insight into how the film directors use film to promote political, historical, and social agendas...Cardullo has written several books and journal articles on film and drama and his knowledge and love of the industry show through in these volumes. These titles would be valuable additions to any large university's film studies collection. American Reference Books Annual

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About Bert Cardullo

Bert Cardullo is professor of Media and Communication at the Izmir University of Economics in Turkey. He is the author, editor, or translator of a number of books on film and drama, including World Directors in Dialogue: Conversations on Cinema (Scarecrow, 2011).

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