The Mystical Gaze of the Cinema: The Films of Peter Weir

The Mystical Gaze of the Cinema: The Films of Peter Weir


'Magical', 'out of this world', 'an adventure you are going to by no means forget': Peter Weir's movies have enthralled audiences all over the world. even if in iconic Australian works reminiscent of Picnic at striking Rock and Gallipoli or foreign mainstream thrillers reminiscent of Witness, Weir has intentionally created mystical motion picture reports. glossy cinema reviews is used to dissecting motion pictures at the foundation of gender, type or race: now, for the 1st time, Richard Leonard indicates mystical gaze additionally exists and is exercised within the secular multiplex temples of today.
The Mystical Gaze of the Cinema is a meticulous and available publication that makes use of a psychoanalytic technique incorporating the insights of Jung, movie conception and theology to damage new flooring in what is still a sizzling subject in cinema reviews: the spectator/screen courting. Leonard presents a clean and cutting edge viewpoint on what occurs once we behold a movie.

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