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Introducing Film

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This introduction to the methods and terminology of film study covers the main topics encountered in film courses such as narrative, cinematography, stardom, the auteur, "mise en scene" and spectatorship. It also explains how we study film and genres and how we develop a deeper understanding of films in different contexts.

Drawing on film examples ranging from Stagecoach an
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Paperback, 192 pages
Published August 3rd 2001 by Bloomsbury Academic
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Serith
Sep 06, 2013 Serith rated it it was ok
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This was a text book for a film study class I took in college. It is very informative and covers quite a lot of material, but it’s delivered in a rather dry way that just could not inspire me to care. It works for learning, but don’t expect to have fun doing so.
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