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Authorship

Glyn Davis

in Far from Heaven

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748637782
eISBN:
9780748670864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637782.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the notion of authorship. Far from Heaven was marketed and advertised to audiences as ‘a Todd Haynes film’, and part of this chapter is devoted to identifying the ways in which ... More


Genre

Glyn Davis

in Far from Heaven

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748637782
eISBN:
9780748670864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637782.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents a discussion on genre. Compared with other films by Todd Haynes, Far from Heaven is famous for not mixing and matching genres. It specifically examines the decision by Haynes to ... More


‘Indie’

Glyn Davis

in Far from Heaven

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748637782
eISBN:
9780748670864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637782.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter considers the shifting landscape of independent cinema in the United States over the last twenty years, charting the development of the realm known as ‘Indiewood’. It specifically ... More


Queerness

Glyn Davis

in Far from Heaven

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748637782
eISBN:
9780748670864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637782.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter investigates in detail the queerness of Far from Heaven. The film's queerness can be determined in four specific ways. Firstly, in its bringing to mainstream audiences an ‘independent’, ... More


Far from Heaven

Glyn Davis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748637782
eISBN:
9780748670864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637782.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Nominated for four Oscars, Far from Heaven earned rave reviews and won widespread cultural and critical recognition. A knowing and emotionally involving homage to the films of Douglas Sirk, this film ... More


False Racial Symmetries in Far From Heaven and Elsewhere

Lawrence Blum

in Understanding Love: Philosophy, Film, and Fiction

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195384512
eISBN:
9780199350452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384512.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

A familiar trope in many Hollywood films dealing with race is a symmetry between white and black with respect to some aspect of racism—both blacks and whites are shown to be prejudiced, or ... More


Introduction

Glyn Davis

in Far from Heaven

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748637782
eISBN:
9780748670864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637782.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book argues that Far from Heaven is one of the most significant American independent films of the last twenty years, a major milestone in the career of its director, and a provocative and ... More


Coda

Glyn Davis

in Far from Heaven

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748637782
eISBN:
9780748670864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637782.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Queer fans of Todd Haynes might have been searching for the director's usual politics. His career has hovered between melodramas focused on female protagonists and those centred on men. Despite the ... More


Musically Recreating the Fifties in Far From Heaven (2002)

Mariana Whitmer

in Anxiety Muted: American Film Music in a Suburban Age

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199936151
eISBN:
9780190204662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936151.003.0013
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

Todd Haynes’s Far From Heaven (2002) is not merely an adaptation of Douglas Sirk’s All That Heaven Allows (1955); it also intensifies the social commentary of the original by expanding its take on ... More


Todd Haynes

Scott MacDonald

in Avant-Doc: Intersections of Documentary and Avant-Garde Cinema

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199388707
eISBN:
9780199388745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199388707.003.0020
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Todd Haynes arrived on the filmmaking scene with his faux documentary about Karen Carpenter, Superstar: the Karen Carpenter Story (1987), and since that controversial film, has become well known as ... More


Into the Future: Sirk’s Legacy

Tom Ryan

in The Films of Douglas Sirk: Exquisite Ironies and Magnificent Obsessions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496817983
eISBN:
9781496822406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817983.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Sirk died in 1987. His films are his legacy, and they’ve already influenced several generations of cineastes. Among them are film critics in Europe, America and beyond and filmmakers such as Rainer ... More


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