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East, West and Centre: Reframing post-1989 European Cinema

Michael Gott and Todd Herzog (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748694150
eISBN:
9781474408592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694150.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Twenty-five years have passed since the fall of the Berlin Wall and the end of communism in Eastern Europe, ten years have passed since the first formerly communist states entered the E.U. and an ... More


Robert Guédiguian

Joseph Mai

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719096471
eISBN:
9781526124104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096471.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book provides a comprehensive account of Robert Guédiguian’s numerous films since 1980, combining stylistic analyses with historical, political, and generic context. More importantly, it makes ... More


Tout le monde a ses raisons”: The Problem of Impressionist Commitment in Jean Renoir’s La Règle du jeu

Jesse Matz

in A Modernist Cinema: Film Art from 1914 to 1941

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780199379453
eISBN:
9780199379484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199379453.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Much about Jean Renoir’s La Règle du jeu could place it among the classic works of modernism, but Renoir’s film is also traditional and even conservative. This ambiguity derives from Renoir’s ... More


International Noir

Homer B. Pettey and R. Barton Palmer (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748691104
eISBN:
9781474406437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748691104.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This volume examines the influence of noir for global cinema. Close historical analysis of British and national cinemas, especially French and Japanese noir, demonstrates the global popularity of ... More


The Cinema of Uncertainty and the Opacity of Information from Louis Feuillade’s Crime Serials to Film Noir

Vicki Callahan

in Film Noir

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748691074
eISBN:
9781474406420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748691074.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In looking for the cinematic antecedents of film noir, identifying specific visual motifs or narrative elements may not prove the most efficacious strategy, as these components are variable from film ... More


Dubbing and Doubling Over: The Disorientation of France in the Films of Michael Haneke and Krzysztof Kieślowski

Alison Rice

in East, West and Centre: Reframing post-1989 European Cinema

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748694150
eISBN:
9781474408592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694150.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter considers the remarkable movements of characters from Eastern European countries in films by both Haneke and Kieslowski and the way they resituate and reorient France in particular and ... More


Changing Sides: East/West Travesties in Lionel Baier’s Comme des voleurs (à l’est)

Kris Van Heuckelom

in East, West and Centre: Reframing post-1989 European Cinema

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748694150
eISBN:
9781474408592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694150.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter takes as its point of departure the Francophone Swiss road movie Comme des voleurs (à l’est)/Stealth (Lionel Baier, 2006), a film which – for a variety of reasons – seems to be quite ... More


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