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...Off the beaten track in the cold outback’s not what a feller thinks as the perfect place for the human race but more for bear or lynx. The place to be unfenced and free is a place most men would shun but the snowy waste is to the taste...

Metamorpheus (2000)

Directed by

Peter Symes

Written by

Tony Harrison

Screenplay

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...Close-up of finger of the Professor pressing a doorbell which reads ORPHEUS. It morphs first to Bulgarian Cyrillic, then to Greek. The Professor Bugger! The Professor is walking up a hill in a Bulgarian village, Bartak. The Poet voice-over...

Alex Garland

Kevin Conroy Scott

Kevin Conroy Scott is the director of the Tibor Jones authors’ agency. He is the editor of Screenwriters’ Masterclass Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Screenwriters’ Masterclass : Screenwriters Talk About Their Greatest Movies

Faber & Faber, 2010

Book chapter

...Alex Garland‘Jim’s a normal decent guy and in the normal sequence of events he’s going to kill anyone with a baseball bat …’ Jim (Cillian Murphy) alone in a deserted London, outside the House of Parliament.‘Structure is what I love’Both...

Provocation and perversity: Lars von Trier’s cinematic anti-philosophy

The Global Auteur : The Politics of Authorship in 21st Century Cinema

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book chapter

...Ever since his early “European” features and provocative Dogme 95 period, Lars von Trier has been both celebrated as a brilliant stylist and criticized as a cynical charlatan. What his twenty-first century “cinema of cruelty”Indeed, von...

Darren Aronofsky

Kevin Conroy Scott

Kevin Conroy Scott is the director of the Tibor Jones authors’ agency. He is the editor of Screenwriters’ Masterclass Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Screenwriters’ Masterclass : Screenwriters Talk About Their Greatest Movies

Faber & Faber, 2010

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...Darren Aronofksy‘What is that noise?’ Harry Goldfarb (Jared Leto) discovers that his mother Sara, (Ellen Burstyn) is addicted to drugs of a different kind.‘Hit them with emotion after emotion’Darren Aronofsky burst on to the US independent...

Crossings (2002)

Directed by

David Thomas

Written by

Tony Harrison

Screenplay

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...Tony Harrison voice-over In come the letters sack after sack for the Lady in Red to speed up the track. One: Conveyor Woman Postal Worker voice-over In come the letters heap after heap me a empty mail bags all night in mi sleep. Tony...

Thinking The Event—The Virtual In Michael Haneke

Oliver C. Speck

Oliver C. Speck is Associate Professor of Film Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University, USA. His scholarly writing focuses on the representation of memory and history in French, German and other European cinema. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Funny Frames : The Filmic Concepts of Michael Haneke

Continuum, 2010

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...Critics generally understand Michael Haneke's films as a trenchant critique of our society and its postmodern relativism. One motive in particular that has earned Haneke the reputation of being “the last moralist of cinema”: in practically...

The Funny Frame

Oliver C. Speck

Oliver C. Speck is Associate Professor of Film Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University, USA. His scholarly writing focuses on the representation of memory and history in French, German and other European cinema. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Funny Frames : The Filmic Concepts of Michael Haneke

Continuum, 2010

Book chapter

...While finishing this book in the summer of 2009, two uncanny coincidences opened up on the plane of immanence. The day after the much-publicized death of Michael Jackson on June 25, 2009, I watched, again, 71 Fragmente einer Chronologie des...
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...Gulf: Tank Gorgon / Golden Sea. From long ago the Gorgon’s gaze stares through time into our days. Under seas, as slow as oil the Gorgon’s snaky tresses coil. The Gorgon under the golden tide brings ghettos, gulags, genocide. ECU-Land...

Hilton Green

Philip J. Skerry

Philip J. Skerry is Professor Emeritus at Lakeland Community College, Ohio, USA, and is the author of Psycho in the Shower: The History of Cinema’s Most Famous Scene (2009), as well as numerous articles for scholarly journals. He lives with his wife Amy, a therapist, in Beachwood, Ohio, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Psycho in the Shower : The History of Cinema’s Most Famous Scene

Continuum, 2008

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...Hilton Green, assistant director of Psycho, with the author. The Psycho knife is on the wall. personal collection of the authorHilton Green was born into the film industry. His father was a director and his mother was the silent film star...