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Remake: Berlin Symphonies and the Myth of the Weltstadt

Brigitta B. Wagner

in Berlin Replayed: Cinema and Urban Nostalgia in the Postwall Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816691715
eISBN:
9781452953595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691715.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines Walter Ruttmann’s Berlin. Die Sinfonie der Großstadt (1927) as the foundational cinematic origin for the city’s interwar and postwar image and explores its relation to Thomas ... More


Berlin Replayed: Cinema and Urban Nostalgia in the Postwall Era

Brigitta B. Wagner

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816691715
eISBN:
9781452953595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691715.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Berlin Replayed explores the role of film revival and production in the construction of Berlin’s city image and film geographies at several distinct moments in history: the ‘Golden’ Twenties, the ... More


<i>Final Chord</i> and ‘<i>Die Neue Welt</i>’: The Mise-en-scène of <i>Aufbruch</i><sup>1</sup>

Victoria L. Evans

in Douglas Sirk, Aesthetic Modernism and the Culture of Modernity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474409391
eISBN:
9781474434737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474409391.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 5 ("Final Chord and 'Die Neue Welt': The Mise-en-Scène of Aufbruch")examines the only film from Sirk's German period to depict twentieth-century urban life. In the prologue that the director ... More


‘Who the Hell are you?’: Aki Kaurismäki’s Cinema

Andrew Nestingen

in The Cinema of Aki Kaurismäki: Contrarian Stories

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165594
eISBN:
9780231850414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165594.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This introductory chapter provides a brief history of Aki Kaurismäki's career in film. Kaurismäki made his directorial debut in 1983 with an adaptation of Dostoyevsky's Crime and Punishment. He ... More


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