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Roman Polanski - 07 edition

Roman Polanski (ISBN10: 0252074467; ISBN13: 9780252074462)
ISBN13: 978-0252074462
ISBN10: 0252074467

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0252032059
ISBN10: 0252032055

Summary: A new take on an eclectic and controversial director
James Morrison's Roman Polanski offers one of the most comprehensive and critically engaged treatments ever written on Polanski's work. Tracing the filmmaker's remarkably diverse career from its beginnings to the present, the book provides commentary on all the major films in their historical, cultural, social, and artistic contexts. By locating Polanski's work within the genres of comedy and melodrama, Morris
on argues that the director is not merely obsessed with the theme of repression, but that his true interest is in the concrete--what is out in the open--and in why it is so rarely seen.
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Summary: A new take on an eclectic and controversial director
James Morrison's Roman Polanski offers one of the most comprehensive and critically engaged treatments ever written on Polanski's work. Tracing the filmmaker's remarkably diverse career from its beginnings to the present, the book provides commentary on all the major films in their historical, cultural, social, and artistic contexts. By locating Polanski's work within the genres of comedy and melodrama, Morrison argues that the director is not merely obsessed with the theme of repression, but that his true interest is in the concrete--what is out in the open--and in why it is so rarely seen. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 07
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Year Published: 2007
International: No



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