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Film, Form, and Culture

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ISBN-10: 1138845728

ISBN-13: 9781138845725

Edition: 4th 2016

Authors: Robert Phillip Kolker

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Film, Form, and Culture (4th edition) offers a lively introduction to both the formal and cultural aspects of film. With extensive analysis of films past and present, this textbook explores film from part to whole; from the smallest unit of the shot to the way shots are edited together to create narrative. It then examines those narratives (both fiction and non-fiction) as stories and genres that speak to the culture of their time and our perceptions of them today. Composition, editing, genres (such as the gangster film, the Western, science fiction, and melodrama) are analyzed alongside numerous images to illustrate the discussion. Chapters on the individuals who make films - the…    
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Book details

List price: $31.66
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 8/18/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 370
Size: 7.50" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English

Robert Kolker is a New York magazine contributing editor and a finalist for the National Magazine Award. He writes frequently about issues surrounding criminal justice and the unforeseen impact of extraordinary events on everyday people. He lives with his family in Brooklyn. This is his first book.