German Expressionist Cinema: The World of Light and Shadow

German Expressionist Cinema The World of Light and Shadow Before Hollywood s golden age German expressionist film was arguably the most important cinematic movement in the medium s history These symphonies of iridescent movement of Weimar cinema provide som

  • Title: German Expressionist Cinema: The World of Light and Shadow
  • Author: Ian Roberts Dorota Ostrowska
  • ISBN: 9781905674602
  • Page: 183
  • Format: Paperback
  • Before Hollywood s golden age, German expressionist film was arguably the most important cinematic movement in the medium s history These symphonies of iridescent movement of Weimar cinema provide some of cinema s most iconic images, and its vivid contrasts and dark spaces constitute a major influence on Hollywood classics such as Citizen Kane 1941 and Sunset BoBefore Hollywood s golden age, German expressionist film was arguably the most important cinematic movement in the medium s history These symphonies of iridescent movement of Weimar cinema provide some of cinema s most iconic images, and its vivid contrasts and dark spaces constitute a major influence on Hollywood classics such as Citizen Kane 1941 and Sunset Boulevard 1950 This volume also offers insights into the technical and thematic developments of the Weimar film Covering classics such as The Cabinet of Doctor Caligari 1920 and Nosferatu 1922 as well as under appreciated examples such as Asphalt 1929 , this volume forms an essential introduction to one of cinema s most historically important movements.

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    1. This was my favourite book that I used this year for my dissertation. It was an easy read right from the beginning and was filled with information and quotes that I was able to use proficiently.

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