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Gilda
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written by Melvyn Stokes, fl. 2007-2015, in Film Classics (London, England: British Film Institute, 2010, originally published 2010), 123 page(s)
?Charles Vidor's classic noir film Gilda has fascinated audiences and critics since its release in 1946. Set in Argentina at the end of World War II, the film stars Rita Hayworth in her best-remembered role, as the feisty and seductive title character, Gilda, caught in a love triangle between tough casino owner Ba...
written by Melvyn Stokes, fl. 2007-2015, in Film Classics (London, England: British Film Institute, 2010, originally published 2010), 123 page(s)
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Invasion of the Body Snatchers
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written by Barry Keith Grant, fl. 2003-2015, in Film Classics (London, England: British Film Institute, 2010, originally published 2010), 112 page(s)
An analysis of Don Siegel's 1956 film Invasion of the Body Snatchers by Barry Keith Grant.
written by Barry Keith Grant, fl. 2003-2015, in Film Classics (London, England: British Film Institute, 2010, originally published 2010), 112 page(s)
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Salesman
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written by J. M. Tyree, fl. 2012-2014, in Film Classics (London, England: British Film Institute, 2012, originally published 2012), 104 page(s)
Selected by the Library of Congress as one of the most significant American films ever made, Salesman (1968) is a landmark in non-fiction cinema, equivalent in its impact and influence to Truman Capote's 'non-fiction novel' In Cold Blood. The film follows a team of travelling Bible salesmen on the road in Massa...
written by J. M. Tyree, fl. 2012-2014, in Film Classics (London, England: British Film Institute, 2012, originally published 2012), 104 page(s)
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Shoah
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written by Sue Vice, fl. 1997-2015, in Film Classics (London, England: British Film Institute, 2011, originally published 2011), 99 page(s)
?Claude Lanzmann's epic 1985 film Shoah is the distillation of more than 350 hours of footage gathered over eleven years. The film tells the story of the Holocaust through interviews with survivors of the extermination camps, bystanders who watched or participated in mass murder, and some of the perpetrators of ge...
written by Sue Vice, fl. 1997-2015, in Film Classics (London, England: British Film Institute, 2011, originally published 2011), 99 page(s)
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Tales of Hoffmann
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written by William P. Germano, fl. 2008-2015, in Film Classics (London, England: British Film Institute, 2013, originally published 2013), 116 page(s)
An analysis of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger's 1951 film The Tales of Hoffmann by William P. Germano.
written by William P. Germano, fl. 2008-2015, in Film Classics (London, England: British Film Institute, 2013, originally published 2013), 116 page(s)
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Vampyr
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written by David Rudkin, 1936-, in Film Classics (London, England: British Film Institute, 2013, originally published 2013), 97 page(s)
Vampyr Der Traum des Allan Gray (1932) is one of the founding and defining works of psychological horror cinema, adapted from Gothic stories by Sheridan Le Fanu, a disturbing narrative of vampirism, obsession and possession of the soul. But it is also a film directed by Carl Theodor Dreyer, the revered and legenda...
written by David Rudkin, 1936-, in Film Classics (London, England: British Film Institute, 2013, originally published 2013), 97 page(s)
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Written on the Wind
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written by Peter William Evans, fl. 1995-2015, in Film Classics (London, England: British Film Institute, 2013, originally published 2013), 103 page(s)
Written on the Wind (1956) is one of classical Hollywood's most striking films and ranks among Douglas Sirk's finest achievements. An intense melodrama about an alcoholic playboy who marries the woman his best friend secretly loves, the film is highly stylised, psychologically complex, and marked by Sirk's charact...
written by Peter William Evans, fl. 1995-2015, in Film Classics (London, England: British Film Institute, 2013, originally published 2013), 103 page(s)
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Profiling Sri Lankan Cinema
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written by Wimal Dissanayake, fl. 2000 and Ashley Ratnavibhushana, fl. 2005 (Sri Lanka: Asian Film Centre, 2000, originally published 2000), 161 page(s)
written by Wimal Dissanayake, fl. 2000 and Ashley Ratnavibhushana, fl. 2005 (Sri Lanka: Asian Film Centre, 2000, originally published 2000), 161 page(s)
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Cat People
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written by Kim Newman, 1959-, in Film Classics (London, England: British Film Institute, 2013, originally published 2013), 97 page(s)
Released in 1943, Cat People was the first production from the unit set up by RKO to make low-cost, high-return horror movies. Producer Val Lewton was handed the title and ordered to come up with a film to fit. He and director Jacques Tourneur created an innovative picture about a Serbian emigree in New York (Simo...
written by Kim Newman, 1959-, in Film Classics (London, England: British Film Institute, 2013, originally published 2013), 97 page(s)
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Far From Heaven
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written by John Gill, fl. 1995-2011, in Film Classics (London, England: British Film Institute, 2011, originally published 2011), 112 page(s)
Todd Haynes's 2002 film Far From Heaven has been hailed as an homage to 1950s Hollywood melodrama, although anyone tempted to take the film at face value should be warned that it aims to subvert as much as celebrate that genre. Impeccably constructed, with a care for detail unknown in films from the era, it sets o...
written by John Gill, fl. 1995-2011, in Film Classics (London, England: British Film Institute, 2011, originally published 2011), 112 page(s)
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