Cinema and Sensation French Film and the Art of Transgression
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This book looks at a much-debated phenomenon in contemporary cinema: the re-emergence of filmmaking practices (and, by extension, of theoretical approaches) that give precedence to cinema as the medium of the senses.France offers an intriguing case in point here. A specific sense of momentum comes from the release, in close succession, of a series of films that exemplify a characteristic awareness of cinema’s sensory impact and transgressive nature: Adieu; A ma soeur; Baise-moi; Beau Travail; La Blessure; La Captive; Dans ma peau; Demonlover; L’Humanité; Flandres; L’Intrus; Les Invisibles; Lady Chatterley; Leçons de ténèbres; Romance; Sombre; Tiresia; Trouble Every Day; Twentynine Palms;…
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publication date: 2/20/2012
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.25" tall
Martine Beugnet is Professor in Visual Studies at Paris 7 Diderot.
|Lecons de tï¿½nï¿½bres|
|Cinema and Sensation|
|Doing away with the Cbntext?|
|French Cinema and Transgression|
|A 'Third Path'|
|The 'precocious old age of the cinema'|
|The 'precocious old age' of Film Theory and Criticism|
|The Trouble with French Cinema: Film and Transgression|
|Horror that Sticks|
|The Art of Sensation|
|The Aesthetics of Sensation|
|The Haptic and the Optical|
|From Formlessness to Immanence|
|The Gaze of the Inanimate|
|The Aesthetics of Chaos|
|Film Bodies (Becomings and Embodiment)|
|From Genre to Archetype|