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Dario Argento: Doing Violence on Film

L. Andrew Cooper

in Dario Argento

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037092
eISBN:
9780252094385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037092.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book explores the extreme violence that pervades Dario Argento's films, and particularly the ways in which they push the limits of visual and auditory experience by offending, confusing, ... More


Dario Argento

L. Andrew Cooper

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037092
eISBN:
9780252094385
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037092.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Commanding a cult following among horror fans, Italian film director Dario Argento is best known for his work in two closely related genres, the crime thriller and supernatural horror. In his four ... More


Interviews with Dario Argento

L. Andrew Cooper

in Dario Argento

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037092
eISBN:
9780252094385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037092.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This essay presents two interviews with Dario Argento, one conducted by Élie Castiel and the other by Stephane Derderian. In the Castiel interview, Argento talks about early influences on his career; ... More


The Nonplace of Argento: The Bird with the Crystal Plumage and Roman Urban History

Michael Siegel

in Taking Place: Location and the Moving Image

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665167
eISBN:
9781452946207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665167.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines Dario Argento’s debut film L’uccello dalle piume di cristallo (The Bird with the Crystal Plumage, 1970) and its representation of Rome’s urban history. The film uses the ... More


One Evil Eye and The Dark Half

Tony Williams

in The Cinema of George A. Romero: Knight of the Living Dead

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231173551
eISBN:
9780231850759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173551.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter reviews the horror films Two Evil Eyes and The Dark Half. Two Evil Eyes is a two-part film produced by Dario Argento; Romero was in charge of “The Facts in the Case of Mr Valdemar.” Both ... More


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