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Donnie Darko (Paperback) (Geoff King)

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With its gothic tale of a troubled teen haunted by visions of a figure in a Halloween rabbit suit,Donnie Darko was among the first cult movie phenomena of the twenty-first century, making debut director Richard Kelly Hollywood hot property before he reached his thirtieth birthday. This study narrates the film's journey from box-office bemusement through word of mouth success to the recent director's cut of the film, and also discusses fans' reactions to the film's enigmatic conclusion, explaining howDonnie Darko gripped the imagination of Generation X teenagers across the world.

With its gothic tale of a troubled teen haunted by visions of a figure in a Halloween rabbit suit, Donnie Darko was among the first cult movie phenomena of the twenty-first century, making debut director Richard Kelly hot Hollywood property before he reached his thirtieth birthday. This study narrates the film's journey from box-office bemusement through word-of-mouth success to the subsequent director's cut of the film, and also discusses fans' reactions to the film's enigmatic conclusion, explaining how Donnie Darko gripped the imagination of Generation X teenagers across the world.
Number of Pages: 118
Genre: Performing Arts
Sub-Genre: Film + Video / History + Criticism
Series Title: Cultographies
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Columbia Univ Pr
Author: Geoff King
Language: English
Street Date: October 1, 2007
TCIN: 11620573
UPC: 9781905674510
Item Number (DPCI): 248-11-4694
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