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Global Auteur : The Politics of Authorship in 21st Century Cinema (Reprint) (Paperback)
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Once heralded and defined by the likes of François Truffaut and Andrew Sarris as a romantic figure of aesthetic individualism, the auteur is reinvestigated here through a novel approach. Bringing established as well as emergent figures of world art cinema to the fore, The Global Auteur shows how politics and philosophy are present in the works of these important filmmakers. They can be still seen leading a fight that their glorious predecessors seemed to have abandoned in the face of global capitalism and the market economy. Yet, as the contributors show, a new world calls for a new cinema, and thus for new auteurs. Covering a range of global auteurs such as Lars von Trier, Lav Diaz, Lee Chang-dong and Abderrahmane Sissako, The Global Auteur provides a much-needed reassessment of the film auteur for the global age.
Number of Pages: 390
Genre: Performing Arts, Philosophy
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Academic
Street Date: December 28, 2017
Item Number (DPCI): 248-51-9257
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