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Film Adventurer Karel Zeman
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directed by Tomás Hodan, 1980-; produced by Ondrej Beránek, fl. 1994-2015, Punk Film and Czech Television (Brighton, England: Espresso TV, 2015), 52 mins
Film Adventurer Karel Zeman is a biographical film that looks back at the life, work and significance of a true genius in world cinema. We explore the history and inspiration of the film tricks pioneer, and include interviews with today's prominent filmmakers from Japan to America to understand just why his films...
directed by Tomás Hodan, 1980-; produced by Ondrej Beránek, fl. 1994-2015, Punk Film and Czech Television (Brighton, England: Espresso TV, 2015), 52 mins
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Solaris
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written by Mark Bould, fl. 2014-2015, in Film Classics (London, England: British Film Institute, 2014, originally published 2014), 97 page(s)
Despite being one of Andrei Tarkovsky's most successful films, Solaris (1972) was the one he most disliked. This dismissal of his most generically marked film has often been accepted by those quick to embrace the image of Tarkovsky as a transcendent artist rising above the politics of the Soviet film industry and...
written by Mark Bould, fl. 2014-2015, in Film Classics (London, England: British Film Institute, 2014, originally published 2014), 97 page(s)
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Il conformista (The Conformist)
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written by Christopher Wagstaff, fl. 2008-2015, in Film Classics (London, England: British Film Institute, 2012, originally published 2012), 91 page(s)
Bernardo Bertolucci's Il conformista (The Conformist) (1970), a political drama set in Mussolini's Fascist Italy, is widely recognised as a masterpiece of post-war cinema, a classic of Italian and European cinema and an inspiration for many other film-makers, particularly those of the American New Wave. Christophe...
written by Christopher Wagstaff, fl. 2008-2015, in Film Classics (London, England: British Film Institute, 2012, originally published 2012), 91 page(s)
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Grey Gardens
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written by Matthew Tinkcom, fl. 1981-2015, in Film Classics (London, England: British Film Institute, 2011, originally published 2011), 96 page(s)
The Maysles brothers' Grey Gardens (1975) is one of the most important documentary films of the past thirty years. In the past decade the film has gained the status of cult classic, inspiring both a Broadway musical and a 2009 HBO feature film. In this first single volume study of the film, Matthew Tinkcom argues...
written by Matthew Tinkcom, fl. 1981-2015, in Film Classics (London, England: British Film Institute, 2011, originally published 2011), 96 page(s)
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FLIMS, Episode 19, 1970
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produced by Christopher Laird, fl. 1975, Banyan Productions; interview by Christopher Laird, fl. 1975, in FLIMS, Episode 19 (Banyan Productions, 2010), 27 mins
This episode of Flims is about directors Alex De Verteuil and Elizabeth Topp. Title sequence Keywords: Film Criticism, film
produced by Christopher Laird, fl. 1975, Banyan Productions; interview by Christopher Laird, fl. 1975, in FLIMS, Episode 19 (Banyan Productions, 2010), 27 mins
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The Whale Rossellini
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directed by Claudio Bondi, fl. 2009 (Paris, Ile-de-France: Windrose, 2010), 48 mins
This is the story of the film 'The Whale' never directed by Rossellini. In 1971, a large whale stranded on the beach inspired Roberto Rossellini to write a scenario. Mixing up interviews, photographs and film footage, the documentary pays a tribute to one of the greatest masters of Italian cinema.
directed by Claudio Bondi, fl. 2009 (Paris, Ile-de-France: Windrose, 2010), 48 mins
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Star Wars
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written by Will Brooker, fl. 2005-2015, in Film Classics (London, England: British Film Institute, 2009, originally published 2009), 97 page(s)
Critical studies of Star Wars have treated it as a cultural phenomenon, or in terms of its special effects, fans and merchandising, or as a film that marked the end of New Hollywood's innovation and the birth of the blockbuster. Will Brooker's illuminating study of the film takes issue with many of these commo...
written by Will Brooker, fl. 2005-2015, in Film Classics (London, England: British Film Institute, 2009, originally published 2009), 97 page(s)
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in The Call of the Wild: Initial Draft, never produced (Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2007), i-143
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The Comoedia Theatre, A Rebirth
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directed by Agnès Ribouton, fl. 2007 and Eric Guirado, 1968- (Paris, Ile-de-France: Windrose, 2007), 54 mins
The Comoedia is one of the oldest theaters in the world. It is located in Lyon (France), in the city where cinema was born. The history of cinemas is told through the life of this theater. Inaugurated in 1914, this theater exhibited sideshows before becoming a grand theater showing 70mm movies in the 60's and 70's...
directed by Agnès Ribouton, fl. 2007 and Eric Guirado, 1968- (Paris, Ile-de-France: Windrose, 2007), 54 mins
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Sound In The Darkness
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directed by Gotot Prakosa, fl. 1992-1993 (Indonesia: Privately Published), 33 mins
An experimental film with painting stills, and animated paint on clear 35mm film stock. Deliberately created as a silent film, the soundtrack is left to each viewer's interpretation and imagination.
directed by Gotot Prakosa, fl. 1992-1993 (Indonesia: Privately Published), 33 mins
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