Index of Titles Filed Under 'German cinema'

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German cinema is best known for its art cinema and its long line of outstanding individual directors. The double spotlight on these two subject has only deepened the obscurity surrounding the popular cinema. A Second Life performs a kind of archaeology on a period largely overlooked: the first two decades of German cinema. This collection of essays by established authors refocuses the terms of a debate that will develop in the years to come concerning the historical and cultural significance of popular cinema in Wilhelmine Germany.
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Alexander Kluge is best known as a founding member of the New German Cinema. His work, however, spans a diverse range of fields and, over the last fifty years, he has been active as a filmmaker, writer and television producer. This book – the first of its kind in English – comprises a wide selection of texts, including articles and stories by Kluge, television transcripts, critical essays by renowned international scholars, and interviews with Kluge himself. It will be a valuable resource for students and scholars in the fields of film, television, and literary studies, as well as those interested ...
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Publisherpunctum books2021
Cinema’s Doppelgängers is a counterfactual history of the cinema – or, perhaps, a work of speculative fiction in the guise of a scholarly history of film and movie guide. That is, it’s a history of the movies written from an alternative unfolding of historical time – a world in which neither the Bolsheviks nor the Nazis came to power, and thus a world in which Sergei Eisenstein never made movies and German filmmakers like Fritz Lang never fled to Hollywood, a world in which the talkies were invented in 1936 rather than 1927, in which the French New Wave critics didn’t ...
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Rainer Werner Fassbinder is one of the most prominent and important authors of post-war European cinema. Thomas Elsaesser is the first to write a thoroughly analytical study of his work. He stresses the importance of a closer understanding of Fassbinder’s career through a re-reading of his films as textual entities. Approaching the work from different thematic and analytical perspectives, Elsaesser offers both an overview and a number of detailed readings of crucial films, while also providing a European context for Fassbinder’s own coming to terms with fascism.
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Ernst Lubitsch, the German film director who left Berlin for Hollywood in 1923, is best remembered for the famous “Lubitsch touch” in such masterpieces as Trouble in Paradise and Ninotchka, featuring Greta Garbo. Kristin Thompson’s study focuses on Lubitsch’s silent films from the years between 1918 and 1927, tracing the impact this director had on consolidating classical Hollywood filmmaking. She gives a new assessment of the stylistic two-way traffic between the American and the German film industries, after World War I each other’s strongest rival in Europe. By 1919, Lubitsch had emerged as the finest proponent of the German studio ...
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It’s settled: we’re going to lm Capital on Marx’s scenario – the only logical solution. – Sergei Eisenstein, Oct 12, 1927. Alexander Kluge’s Nachrichten aus der ideologischen Antike: Marx – Eisenstein – Das Kapital or News From Ideological Antiquity: Marx – Eisenstein – Capital, originally made for broadcast or DVD was nished in 2008 and ran 570 minutes long. This 84 minute cut prepared by Kluge for exhibition condenses this mammoth project into something like a digestible greatest hits or highlight reel. Alexander Kluge’sf film is a discursive essay about and around Eisenstein’s notes on a film of Marx’s Capital ...
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PublisherFlugschriften2020
Haneke’s films question not only their characters’ self-knowledge, but also the insistence with which they cling to bodily and mental self-control as their main center of identity. […] By revealing the shallowness of our bodies’ aliveness, they remind us that the stillness and inert compliance of matter is not just something we desire to master, but also something that we fear and deny in ourselves…
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The Dove on the Roof and The VW Complex Sunday 26 February | Doors 7pm | Admission free   The Dove on the Roof / Die Taube auf dem Dach By Iris Gusner Germany (GDR), 1973, 84 mins   The VW Complex /Der VW-Komplex By Hartmut Bitomsky Germany, 1990, 93 mins   http://unemployedcinema.blogspot.com
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Publisheronestar press2006
Last year we went to China to shoot a remake of Fritz Lang’s Metropolis (1927). There we met Mr. Lu Yi and his team who had already made much progress with the film set. We worked together in order to complete the research. This book is the result of the first stages of the remake of Metropolis. Peking / Berlin / 2005

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