A Little Solitaire: John Frankenheimer and American Film

A Little Solitaire John Frankenheimer and American Film Think about some commercially successful film masterpieces The Manchurian Candidate Seven Days in May Seconds Then consider some lesser known yet equally compelling cinematic achievements The Fixer T

  • Title: A Little Solitaire: John Frankenheimer and American Film
  • Author: Murray Pomerance Stephen Prince R. Barton Palmer Christine Cornea James Morrison Rebecca Bell-Metereau Tom Conley David Sterritt
  • ISBN: 9780813550602
  • Page: 476
  • Format: Paperback
  • Think about some commercially successful film masterpieces The Manchurian Candidate Seven Days in May Seconds Then consider some lesser known, yet equally compelling cinematic achievements The Fixer The Gypsy Moths Path to War These triumphs are the work of the best known and most highly regarded Hollywood director to emerge from live TV drama in the 1950s five tiThink about some commercially successful film masterpieces The Manchurian Candidate Seven Days in May Seconds Then consider some lesser known, yet equally compelling cinematic achievements The Fixer The Gypsy Moths Path to War These triumphs are the work of the best known and most highly regarded Hollywood director to emerge from live TV drama in the 1950s five time Emmy award winner John Frankenheimer.Although Frankenheimer was a pioneer in the genre of political thrillers who embraced the antimodernist critique of contemporary society, some of his later films did not receive the attention they deserved Many claimed that at a midpoint in his career he had lost his touch World renowned film scholars put this myth to rest in A Little Solitaire, which offers the only multidisciplinary critical account of Frankenheimer s oeuvre Especially emphasized is his deep and passionate engagement with national politics and the irrepressible need of human beings to assert their rights and individuality in the face of organizations that would reduce them to silence and anonymity.

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