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Unhomely cinema : home and place in global cinema

Dwayne Avery 1977- author.


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  • Title:
    Unhomely cinema : home and place in global cinema
  • Author: Dwayne Avery 1977- author.
  • Description: Unhomely Cinema; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; Introduction UNHOMELY CINEMA; Going Home: The Problem of Dwelling in Contemporary Film; Chapters; Chapter 1 AN UNHOMELY THEORY; The Uncanny '90s; The Freudian Uncanny; From the Uncanny to the Unhomely; Unhomely Space; Exile and Migration: Traversing the Unhomely ; Unhomely Cinema; Unhomely Narrative; Chapter 2 THE DECLINE OF THE FAMILY: HOME AND NATION IN KRZYSZTOF KIESLOWSKI'S THE DECALOGUE; The Politics of Domestic Uncertainty ; Blurring the Boundaries of Home and Nation ; A Socialist Complex: Mapping the Communist Home
    A Present Future: Mapping the Flows of the Postindustrial CityEpisode 6: Remote Control or Contact at a Distance; The Network of Remote Control ; Episode 10: Guarding the Home at All Costs; Conclusion; Chapter 3 THE FUTURE IS BEHIND YOU: GLOBAL GENTRIFICATION AND THE UNHOMELY NATURE OF DISCARDED PLACES; Nostalgia, Technology and the Home; The Future Is behind You; Disruption One; The City in Film: The New Process of Gentrification; Disruption Two: Memory, Media and the Forgotten World of Junkspace; "Sweding": A Lesson in Creative Erasure; Disruption Three; Conclusion
    Chapter 4 NO PLACE TO CALL HOME: WORK AND HOME IN PAUL THOMAS ANDERSON'S PUNCH DRUNK LOVE AND JASON REITMAN'S UP IN THE AIRIntroduction: The Unhomely Spaces of Home and Work; No Place to Call Home: Work and Home in Punch Drunk Love and Up in the Air; The Home as Moral Centre ; Air Miles Promotions: Consumption as New Labour ; Intimacy, Distance and the Home; Love and the Home's Redemption; Conclusion; Chapter 5 THE TERRIBLE LIGHTNESS OF BEING MOBILE: CELL PHONE AND THE DISLOCATION OF HOME; Mobile Work and Play: The Uncanny Feeling of Being Everywhere; Film and Phones
    Escape from the Home: The Flexibility and Burden of a Mobile Life The Unbearable Lightness of Being Connected; The Ideal Female Phone; Chapter 6 UNHOMELY REVOLT IN LAURENT CANTET'S TIME OUT; Introduction; Unemployment and the Experience of Free Fall; Vincent's Time Out: Orbiting as an Escape from the Ground of Reality ; Cell Phone Connections: A Home away from Home ; The Return to Work: A Case of Déjà Vu; Conclusion: The Return to Work as the Precondition for a Free Fall; CONCLUSION; A Look Back or an Unhomely Return; The Scale of the Unhomely; Hybridity; Motilities; The Right to the Home
    Representations of troubled and inhospitable domestic places are a common feature of many cinematic narratives. ""Unhomely Cinema"" explores how the unhomely nature of contemporary film narrative provides an insight into what it means to dwell in today's global societies.
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Publisher: London, England ; New York : Anthem Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (148 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-78308-303-4
  • Subjects: Home in motion pictures; Families in motion pictures; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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