Action and Image: Dramatic Structure in Cinema

By: Armes, Roy

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[solid clean book, minor external wear]. Trade PB "The concern of film theorists to read films as texts has led them to neglect the equally pressing need to see films as drama. [The author] sets out to redress the balance by drawing on the insights offered by recent developments in the theoretical study of drama and performance. Issues relating to plot and protagonist are explored through detailed analysis of the structure of a wide range of readily accessible classics films," among them NORTH BY NORTHWEST, L'AVVENTURA, RASHOMON, THE BIG SLEEP, LAST YEAR AT MARIENBAD and PIERROT LE FOU.

Title: Action and Image: Dramatic Structure in Cinema

Author: Armes, Roy

Categories: Cinema: Theory/Criticism,

Edition: 1st printing

Publisher: Manchester/New York, Manchester University Press: (c.1994)

ISBN Number: 0-7190-3555-4

ISBN Number 13: 9780719035555

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Seller ID: 19134

Keywords: Alfred Hitchcock Film Analysis Jean-Luc Godard Akira Kurosawa Michelangelo Antonioni