Myth and the Movies

Myth and the Movies : Discovering the Mythic Structure of 50 Unforgettable Films

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With this collection of essays exploring the mythic structure of 50 well-loved U.S. and foreign films, Stuart Voytilla has created a fun and fascinating book for film fans, screenwriters, and anyone with a love of storytelling and pop culture.
An informal companion piece to the best-selling The Writer's Journey by Christopher Vogler, Myth And The Movies applies the mythic structure Vogler developed to films as diverse as "Die Hard," "Singin' in the Rain" and "Boyz N the Hood."
This comprehensive book offers a greater understanding of why some films continue to touch and connect with audiences generation after generation.
Movies discussed include Annie Hall, Beauty and the Beast, Chinatown, Citizen Kane, E.T., The Fugitive, The Godfather, The Graduate, La Strada, The Piano, Pulp Fiction, Notorious, Raiders of the Lost Ark, The Searchers, The Silence of the Lambs, T2- Judgment Day, Sleepless in Seattle, Star Wars, Unforgiven, and many more.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 300 pages
  • 180.34 x 276.86 x 22.86mm | 612.35g
  • Michael Wiese Productions
  • Seattle, United States
  • English
  • 0941188663
  • 9780941188661
  • 216,771

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