Loading, please wait...

product description page

Fly - (Devil's Advocates) by Emma Westwood (Paperback)

Fly -  (Devil's Advocates) by Emma Westwood (Paperback) - image 1 of 1

About this item

It's not often that a remake outshines its original but David Cronenberg's "reimagining" of The Fly (1986) is one of those rare exceptions. Equal parts horror, science fiction, and romance, The Fly takes the premise of its 1958 original—a man unintentionally fusing with a housefly during an experiment in teleportation—and reinterprets the plot as a gradual cellular metamorphosis between these two organisms.This book teases out the intricate DNA of The Fly and how it represents the personalities of many authors, including a distinguished history of Man-as-God tales stretching back to Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1818). Drawing from interviews with cast, crew, film commentators, and other filmmakers, Emma Westwood interlaces the "making of" travails of The Fly with why it is one of the most important examples of master storytelling ever committed to screen.
Number of Pages: 140
Genre: Performing Arts
Sub-Genre: Film
Series Title: Devil's Advocates
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Columbia Univ Pr
Book theme: History & Criticism
Author: Emma Westwood
Language: English
Street Date: June 12, 2018
TCIN: 52748710
UPC: 9781911325420
Item Number (DPCI): 248-47-0860
If the item details above aren’t accurate or complete, we want to know about it. Report incorrect product info.
In stock - free standard shipping with REDcard
Not in stores

Ratings & reviews

Prices, promotions, styles and availability may vary by store & online. See our price match guarantee. See how a store is chosen for you.

*See offer details. Restrictions apply. Pricing, promotions and availability may vary by location and at Target.com.