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    DescriptionOften dismissed as escapist tales of sword and sorcery or childish fairytales, fantasy is one of the fundamental impulses in filmmaking, a source of some of the most vivid and memorable films ever made. This volume covers the major genres, stylistic approaches, and exponents of cinematic fantasy, from Georges M?li?s, Walt Disney, and Andrei Tarkovsky to such contemporary fantasists as Terry Gilliam and Peter Jackson, and focuses on fantasy's social function and interpretations. Considering the popular and the experimental, subversive desires and reactionary dreams, this book is an engaging introduction to one of cinema's vital energies.


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    Title
    Fantasy Cinema
    Subtitle
    Impossible Worlds on Screen
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) David Butler
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 144
    Width: 150 mm
    Height: 199 mm
    Thickness: 11 mm
    Weight: 260 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781906660161
    ISBN 10: 1906660166
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.6
    BIC E4L: PER
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    LC classification: PN
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
    B&T General Subject: 221
    Ingram Theme: CULT/ASIAN
    Abridged Dewey: 791
    BISAC V2.8: PER004030
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: LIT008000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25790
    BIC subject category V2: APFN
    DC22: 791.43615
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: ATFA, ATFN
    Illustrations note
    12
    Publisher
    WALLFLOWER PRESS
    Imprint name
    WALLFLOWER PRESS
    Publication date
    01 May 2010
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    David Butler is lecturer in screen studies at the University of Manchester.