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The Cinema of Terrence Malick: Poetic Visions of America (Directors' Cuts) ebook

by Hannah Patterson


The Cinema of Terrence M. .has been added to your Cart. Hannah Patterson is a freelance writer and critic. Series: Directors' Cuts.

The Cinema of Terrence M. Paperback: 224 pages.

Series: Directors' Cuts.

Poetic Visions of America. John Madden, in his short book The Poetry of Cinema, lists a range of elements which he believes apply to poetic cinema films: ‘1. Open forms, 2. Ambiguity, 3. Expressionism, 4. Non-linearity, 5. Psychology, 6. Digressions, 7. Subjectivity, 8. Revision of a genre. All of these, he argues, are ‘hallmarks of the European art cinema’ (1994: 1). Some are certainly useful in any analysis of Malick’s work – open forms, ambiguity, revision of genre – and position him within a certain ‘poetic’ European tradition.

Terrence Malick is one of Hollywood's most enigmatic and legendary film-makers. With 2005's acclaimed and controversial The New World, one of cinema's most enigmatic filmmakers returned to the screen with only his fourth feature film in a career spanning thirty years. series Directors' Cuts. Featuring two new original essays on his latest career landmark and extensive analysis of The Thin Red Line-Malick's haunting screen treatment of World War II-this is an essential study of a visionary poet of American cinema.

With 2005's acclaimed and controversial The New World, one of cinema's most enigmatic filmmakers returned to the screen with only his fourth feature film in a career spanning thirty years. While Terrence Malick's work has always divided opinion, his poetic, transcendent filmic language has unquestionably redefined modern cinema, and with a new feature scheduled for 2008, contemporary cinema is finally catching up with his vision. This updated second edition of The Cinema of Terrence Malick: Poetic Visions of America charts the continuing growth of Malick's oeuvre, exploring identity, place, and existence in his films. Featuring two new original essays on his latest career landmark and extensive analysis of The Thin Red Line-Malick's haunting screen treatment of World War II-this is an essential study of a visionary poet of American cinema.
The Cinema of Terrence Malick: Poetic Visions of America (Directors' Cuts) ebook
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Hannah Patterson
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Wallflower Press; 2nd edition (November 19, 2007)
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224 pages
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