The Avant-Garde Feature Film: A Critical History

The Avant-Garde Feature Film: A Critical History


here's a serious and historic assessment of unconventional and aesthetically difficult movies, all of function size. the writer specializes in the actual kinds of modern avant-garde movies, which regularly depend on features linked to historic movies of an analogous style. integrated are works by means of such visionary filmmakers as David Lynch, Luis Bunuel, Jean Cocteau, Jean-Luc Godard, man Maddin and Derek Jarman. the 1st of the 2 appendices encompasses a filmography of key avant-garde function movies, from Haxan: Witchcraft in the course of the a while (1922) to greatest disgrace (2010). the second one appendix bargains a quick checklist of administrators who've made major contributions to movies that take substitute methods to cinematic perform, constructing new grounds for research and assessment.

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