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Since cinema's earliest days, literary adaptation has provided the movies with stories; and so we use literary terms like metaphor, metonymy and synedoche to describe visual things. But there is another way of looking at film, and that is through its relationship with the visual arts – mainly painting, the oldest of the art forms.

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Published April 21st 2016 by Fairchild Books (first published 2016)
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I'm always interested in books that classify art history into movements, artists, geographical areas etc. This book focuses on what filmmakers need to appreciate in their predecessors' works. The description of the Roman friezes fading from glorious colour to grey washed-out colour, on exposure to modern Rome air, in Fellini's Roma [1972] sent me to the DVD. I loved how cinematographers and photographers describe their choices in lighting and subjects showing their art appreciation and how they ...more
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