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Savage Cinema Sam Peckinpah and the Rise of Ultraviolent Movies

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ISBN-10: 0292765827

ISBN-13: 9780292765825

Edition: 1998

Authors: Stephen Prince

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"...an extraordinary work ...beautifully written ...Prince has recuperated Peckinpah's reputation as one of the most important artists of the postwar American cinema-perhaps the crucial link between late classical and postmodern Hollywood." David A. Cook, Director, Film Studies Program,Emory University, and author of History of Narrative Film More than any other filmmaker, Sam Peckinpah opened the door for graphic violence in movies. In this book, Stephen Prince explains the rise of explicit violence in the American cinema, its social effects, and the relation of contemporary ultraviolence to the radical, humanistic filmmaking that Peckinpah practiced. Prince demonstrates Peckinpah's…    
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Book details

List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 1/1/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Peckinpah and the 1960s
Aestheticizing Violence
Melancholy and Mortality
Interrogating Violence
A Disputed Legacy
Notes
Bibliography
Index