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- Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 124.99
Compiled by two skilled librarians and a Taiwanese film and culture specialist, this volume is the first multilingual and most comprehensive bibliography of Taiwanese film scholarship, designed to satisfy the broad interests of the modern researcher. The second book in a remarkable three-volume research project, An Annotated Bibliography for Taiwan... more...
- Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 29.99
In a controversial and tumultuous filmmaking career that spanned nearly fifty years, Robert Altman mocked, subverted, or otherwise refashioned Hollywood narrative and genre conventions. Altman?s idiosyncratic vision and propensity for formal experimentation resulted in an uneven body of work: some rank failures and intriguing near-misses, as well... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 29.95
For almost thirty years, David Thomson?s Biographical Dictionary of Film has been not merely ?the finest reference book ever written about movies? (Graham Fuller, Interview ), not merely the ?desert island book? of art critic David Sylvester, not merely ?a great, crazy masterpiece? (Geoff Dyer, The Guardian ), but also ?fiendishly seductive? (Greil... more...
- New York Review Books 2016; US$ 15.95
A key influence on the French New Wave and the director of such iconic works as Pickpocket and A Man Escaped , Robert Bresson is one of the central figures of French cinema. Notes on the Cinematograph is not only his definitive treatise on film?its inherent peculiarity and potential?but an ascetic meditation on how art transcends, and is transformed... more...
- New York Review Books 2016; US$ 24.95
One of the most influential directors in the history of French cinema, Robert Bresson never strayed from his iconoclastic ways, insisting on the use of nonprofessional actors, shunning the ?advances? of Cinerama and CinemaScope (and the work of most of his predecessors and peers), mincing no words about the damaging influence of capitalism and the... more...
- Manchester University Press 2015; US$ 104.99
Laurent Cantet is of one France's leading contemporary directors. In a series of important films, including Human Resources, Time Out, Heading South, The Class and Foxfire, he takes stock of the modern world from the workplace, through the schoolroom and the oppressive small town to the world of international sex tourism. His films drive the hidden... more...
- Faber & Faber 2016; US$ 7.99
Hail, Caesar! is the story of Eddie Mannix, tireless pursuer of the interests of fictional Capitol Pictures, circa 1951. He is the ultimate studio fixer and---since the studio is his world---the ultimate earthly one. There is no star scandal he cannot cover up, no studio misstep he cannot repair, no sin he cannot make right. His powers are tested,... more...
- Fondo Editorial Universidad de Lima 2015; US$ 8.00
La era digital ha modificado las formas de producir, concebir, realizar y consumir las películas. En este libro, el autor analiza el cine peruano a la luz de estos cambios, y comenta más de un centenar de cintas, desde las que se convirtieron en grandes éxitos de público, hasta las de producción autogestionaria, de ficción o documentales, y de géneros... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 14.95
?I like the surprise of the curtain going up, revealing what?s behind it.? ?John Schlesinger The British director John Schlesinger was one of the cinema?s most dynamic and influential artists. Now, in Conversations with John Schlesinger , acclaimed writer Ian Buruma, Schlesinger?s nephew, reveals the director?s private world in a series of in-depth... more...