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‘Suspense, fright, emotion, happy ending’: documentary form and audience response to Touching the Void

Thomas Austin

in Watching the World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076893
eISBN:
9781781701775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076893.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter uses research among audiences for Touching the Void, the highest grossing British documentary in history, adapted from a best-selling climbing memoir. It examines the film's form, and ... More


Watching the World

Thomas Austin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076893
eISBN:
9781781701775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076893.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Screen documentary has experienced a marked rise in visibility and popularity in recent years. What are the reasons for the so-called ‘boom’ in documentaries at the cinema? How has television ... More


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