Funny Frames: The Filmic Concepts of Michael Haneke

Funny Frames: The Filmic Concepts of Michael Haneke

Oliver C. Speck

Taking its cues from the cinematic options of the arguable Austrian-born director Michael Haneke, humorous Frames explores how a political considering manifests itself in his paintings.

The ebook is split into components. within the first, Oliver C. Speck explores a few of Haneke's Deleuzian qualities - displaying how the theoretical innovations of the digital, of filmic area and of realism may be worthy instruments for unlocking the issues that Haneke formulates and solves via filmic capacity. within the moment, Speck discusses a variety of themes that seem in all of Haneke's movies yet that have not, beforehand, been absolutely spotted or analyzed. those chapters show how Haneke performs the position of "diagnostician of culture," how he reads - for instance - insanity, suicide and adolescence.

Like a number of different modern eu administrators, Haneke addresses subject matters thought of tricky whilst measured through the factors of business cinema: the anxious results of violence, racism, and alienation. humorous Frames is an incisive and unique contribution to the transforming into scholarship on the most interesting auteurs of our time.

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