El Sentido del Cine
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El Sentido del Cine

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Recopilación de una parte fundamental de los escritos del cineasta soviético realizada por su discípulo norteamericano Jay Leyda en 1942. Presenta la síntesis del pensamiento de Eisenstein acerca del montaje, entendido en su sentido más amplio y estético.
Paperback, Artes (Siglo XXI), 204 pages
Published 1986 by Siglo XXI (first published 1942)
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Wael Mahmoud
أيزنشتين بجانب كونه مخرج عظيم هو أفضل العاملين بالسينما الذين كتبوا عنها ونظَروا لها. على سبيل المثال كتاباته حول الصوت والألوان في السينما من أهم وأعمق ما قرأت من نقد سينمائي. ما يجعل قراءة إيزنشتين ممتعة هو بالأساس رؤيته الشاملة للفن فمعه لا توجد حدود فاصلة بين السينما والموسيقى والتصوير بل وحتى الأدب.

الجزء الخاص بالتماس بين السينما والأدب رائع, أحياناً يبدو العرض غير مقنع ولكن جاذبية الفكرة والتنفيذ - في أفلامه - ممتعين. الجزء الخاص بالموسيقى لا يقل أهمية وإمتاعاً, ولكن مع عدم وجود ثقافة موسي...more
Jan 01, 2008 Tosh rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: those who write
When I was writing poetry (must get back to that!) I was very much inspired by Sergei Eisenstein's "The Film Sense." His thoughts on montage clearly made sense to me as a writer. The fact that you can add something and another thing which equals something else was incredibly inspiring. Although this book is geared towards the making of films, I think a writer can pick up on it and use this text as something practical for their work (writings).
So I know Eisenstein is a vital component of film theory, but man, he is a little hard to read. You really only need one parenthetical phrase per sentence, if that. I don't know how much of it is his writing and how much of it is the translation, but it's a bit of a slog. Topics covered include film as a language, the role of film to tell stories, and the ever important component of montage in film and in all the arts.
The Film Sense is a book that will be an awesome read for any kind of artist (writer, musician, actor, painter, etc.) for it approaches the art of filmmaking and montage from each and every of the other arts using information/theories from other artists and some very interesting pieces of historical information.
Nov 25, 2012 Luisa rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: film editors, film makers
Recommended to Luisa by: film makers
Basically is about editing, but it really helps you to understand why is it so important to be careful even before production just so that editing will be easier. Great book, though I expected more from Eisenstein...
André Villela
Todos os aspectos do filme, desde a relação entre palavra e imagem, a sincronização dos sentidos, as cores e seus significados e a correspondência entre forma e conteúdo. Uma aula do mestre Eisenstein.
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