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Cinema and sensation French film and the art of transgression

Martine. Beugnet


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  • Title:
    Cinema and sensation French film and the art of transgression
  • Author: Martine. Beugnet
  • Description: COVER; COPYRIGHT; Contents; Acknowledgements; Beginnings; CHAPTER 1 A 'Third Path'; CHAPTER 2 The Aesthetics of Sensation; CHAPTER 3 Film Bodies (Becomings and Embodiment); Epilogue; Bibliography; Selected Filmography; Index;
    This book looks at a much-debated phenomenon in contemporary cinema: the re-emergence of filmmaking practices (and, by extension, of theoretical approaches) that give precedence to cinema as the medium of the senses. France offers an intriguing case in point here. A specific sense of momentum comes from the release, in close succession, of a series of films that exemplify a characteristic awareness of cinema's sensory impact and transgressive nature: Adieu; A ma soeur; Baise-moi; Beau Travail; La Blessure; La Captive; Dans ma peau; Demonlover; L'Humanité; Flandres; L'Intrus; Les Invisibles; La
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (201 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 0-7486-7084-X;ISBN 1-281-25196-8;ISBN 9786611251963;ISBN 0-7486-2917-3
  • Subjects: Senses and sensation in motion pictures; Human body in motion pictures; Motion pictures -- France; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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