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Kelly Reichardt

Katherine Fusco and Nicole Seymour

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041242
eISBN:
9780252050107
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041242.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Kelly Reichardt is the first book-length study of contemporary filmmaker Kelly Reichardt. This book argues that Reichardt’s process-based slow cinema captures the “emergent” quality of contemporary, ... More


ReFocus: The Films of Kelly Reichardt

E. Dawn Hall

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474411127
eISBN:
9781474444620
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411127.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Over her multi-film career, the American independent filmmaker Kelly Reichardt has established a highly individual perspectives on questions of gender, feminism, socioeconomics and sexual ... More


Observation in the cinema

David MacDougall

in The looking machine: Essays on cinema, anthropology and documentary filmmaking

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526134097
eISBN:
9781526144720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526134097.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

In this chapter the author notes that for some people ‘observation’ connotes an attitude of surveillance towards the subject. Despite this, the term is a useful summation of the original documentary ... More


Documentary and its doubles

David MacDougall

in The looking machine: Essays on cinema, anthropology and documentary filmmaking

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526134097
eISBN:
9781526144720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526134097.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter provides a critical overview of the history of documentary cinema, arguing that it gradually lost sight of its early inspiration in the cinema of the Lumière brothers, adopting many of ... More


After the War: Cinema as the Site of Historical Consciousness

Hermann Kappelhoff

in The Politics and Poetics of Cinematic Realism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780231170727
eISBN:
9780231539319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170727.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Against the backdrop of the Second World War and the ubiquitous instrumentalization of cinema in propaganda battles, the aesthetic potential of cinema is radically reconceptualized. By examining ... More


Chapter 2

Louis Bayman

in The Operatic and the Everyday in Postwar Italian Film Melodrama

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748656424
eISBN:
9781474400947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748656424.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Given not only the proliferation of melodrama in neorealism but also its presence in post-war modernism, this chapter examines melodrama as a way of representing states of authenticity, suffering, ... More


Expectations: Meek’s Cutoff

E. Dawn Hall

in ReFocus: The Films of Kelly Reichardt

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474411127
eISBN:
9781474444620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411127.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on Reichardt’s genre mixing, slow cinematic techniques, minimalism, neorealism and her use of the “female gaze” as well as “the open image” or “crystal image” as defined by ... More


Contesting National Memory:: Male Dilemmas and Oedipal Scenarios

Sergio Rigoletto

in Masculinity and Italian Cinema: Sexual Politics, Social Conflict and Male Crisis in the 1970s

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748654543
eISBN:
9781474406406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748654543.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

It looks at two films made by Bertolucci - Spider’s Stratagem (1970) and The Conformist (1970) - which harness the Oedipal story to reflect on the conflict between the post-war and the post-1968 ... More


Surcos: Neorealism, Film Noir, and the Puppet Master

Alejandro Yarza

in The Making and Unmaking of Francoist Kitsch Cinema: From Raza to Pan's Labyrinth

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748699247
eISBN:
9781474444729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748699247.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Critically acclaimed as a milestone of Spanish cinema, Surcos (Furrows, J.A. Nieves Conde, 1951) is the film that single-handedly revolutionized Spanish cinema by introducing the spirit of Neorealism ... More


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