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Talk about Cinema

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ISBN-10: 2080200968

ISBN-13: 9782080200969

Edition: 2012

Authors: Jean-Baptiste Thoret, Elisabeth Couturier

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This fresh, engaging volume provides the key ideas for a better understanding of today’s cinematic style and the reference terms that are crucial to film studies by challenging preconceived ideas and clichés about cinema. It defines the main notions of film, explains major dates in its history, deciphers the leading works, and presents the portraits of thirty great filmmakers. Original photographs of legendary actors and directors both on set and screen provide real insight into their glamorous world, and a glossary of key film terms ensures that the reader is never overwhelmed by jargon.If you want to understand and talk about film, Talk About Cinema offers alternative ideas that address…    
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Book details

List price: $34.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Flammarion et Cie
Publication date: 4/10/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.25" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

Jean-Baptiste Thoretis a historian and film critic.Elisabeth Couturier, an art critic and journalist, is editorial director of theTalk Aboutseries.