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La Fleur du mal (2003): Keeping it in the Family

Jacob Leigh

Dr. Jacob Leigh is Lecturer in the department of Media Arts at Royal Holloway, University of London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Late Films of Claude Chabrol : Genre, Visual Expressionism and Narrational Ambiguity

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...Incest, inheritance, politics and terroir: these are the leading subjects of La Fleur du mal. The film’s narrative structure is founded on a principle of repetition; it opens with Pierre Charpin’s corpse and it ends with Gérard’s (Bernard...

The Piano (Australia / NZ / France, 1993): Love in a Rough Place

Philip Gillett

Philip Gillett is an independent film critic and writer and author of The British Working Class in Postwar Film. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Movie Greats : A Critical Study of Classic Cinema

Berg, 2008

Book chapter

...Production companies: Jan Chapman Productions/CiBY 2000Producer: Jan ChapmanDirector/ Screenplay: Jane CampionPhotographer: Stuart DryburghProduction Designer: Andrew McAlpineMusic: Michael NymanEditor: Veronika JenetCast: Holly Hunter (Ada...

North by Northwest: 1,700 Miles in Nine Sequences

Paul Joseph Gulino

Paul Gulino is Associate Professor of Screenwriting at Chapman University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Screenwriting : The Sequence Approach

Bloomsbury Academic, 2004

Book chapter

...All writers should be aware of the profound distinction between a story (narrative) and the telling of a story (narration). A single story can be told any number of different ways, primarily by manipulating what the audience knows and when...

Being John Malkovich: The Disappearing Lead Actor

Paul Joseph Gulino

Paul Gulino is Associate Professor of Screenwriting at Chapman University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Screenwriting : The Sequence Approach

Bloomsbury Academic, 2004

Book chapter

...Upon initial viewing, this 1999 independent film seems a complete break from traditional storytelling, described by critics variously as “weird to the max,” “different from anything that came before it,” and “wonderful and inspired...

Adapting the Literature of the Double: Manifestations of Cinematic Forms in Fight Club and Enduring Love

Costas Constandinides

Costas Constandinides is Assistant Professor in the Department of Communications at the University of Nicosia, Cyprus. He is the author of From Film Adaptation to Post-celluloid Adaptation (Continuum, 2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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From Film Adaptation to Post-Celluloid Adaptation : Rethinking the Transition of Popular Narratives and Characters across Old and New Media

Continuum, 2010

Book chapter

...The approach of this chapter is rather complex as it also discusses the development of cinematic form in relation to the adaptation journey of a media text by using two somewhat contradictory case studies: The film Fight Club (David...

From the Prediction of Crime to the Prevision of Screenless Media: Spielberg's Adaptation of Philip K. Dick's The Minority Report

Costas Constandinides

Costas Constandinides is Assistant Professor in the Department of Communications at the University of Nicosia, Cyprus. He is the author of From Film Adaptation to Post-celluloid Adaptation (Continuum, 2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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From Film Adaptation to Post-Celluloid Adaptation : Rethinking the Transition of Popular Narratives and Characters across Old and New Media

Continuum, 2010

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...The world of the future, to me, is not a place, but an event. A construct, not by one author in the form of words written to make up a novel or story that other persons sit in front of, outside of, and read—but a construct in which...

Toward Post-Celluloid Adaptation

Costas Constandinides

Costas Constandinides is Assistant Professor in the Department of Communications at the University of Nicosia, Cyprus. He is the author of From Film Adaptation to Post-celluloid Adaptation (Continuum, 2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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From Film Adaptation to Post-Celluloid Adaptation : Rethinking the Transition of Popular Narratives and Characters across Old and New Media

Continuum, 2010

Book chapter

...In his book The Language of New Media, Lev Manovich discusses new media in relation to the history of visual media such as cinema and illustrates how new and old forms work together in order to shape new narrative modes and aesthetics...

Puppet Kong vs. Synthetic Kong: Peter Jackson's King Kong as Post-Celluloid Adaptation

Costas Constandinides

Costas Constandinides is Assistant Professor in the Department of Communications at the University of Nicosia, Cyprus. He is the author of From Film Adaptation to Post-celluloid Adaptation (Continuum, 2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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From Film Adaptation to Post-Celluloid Adaptation : Rethinking the Transition of Popular Narratives and Characters across Old and New Media

Continuum, 2010

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...Script writers have no limits on the imagination. What we do is make photographable anything they can come up with. All it takes is mechanical ability, a knowledge of hydraulics, pneumatics, electronics, engineering, construction...

Bullet-time, Blood Spraying Time, and the Adaptation of the Graphic Novel

Costas Constandinides

Costas Constandinides is Assistant Professor in the Department of Communications at the University of Nicosia, Cyprus. He is the author of From Film Adaptation to Post-celluloid Adaptation (Continuum, 2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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From Film Adaptation to Post-Celluloid Adaptation : Rethinking the Transition of Popular Narratives and Characters across Old and New Media

Continuum, 2010

Book chapter

...Using a concept such as graphic novel to discuss film adaptation is quite challenging for two reasons. The first reason deals with the fact that the term graphic novel is the result of a marketing strategy and thus is not widely acceptable...

Air Force One: Eight Sequences Eight Miles Up

Paul Joseph Gulino

Paul Gulino is Associate Professor of Screenwriting at Chapman University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Screenwriting : The Sequence Approach

Bloomsbury Academic, 2004

Book chapter

...In this 1997 film, screenwriter Andrew Marlowe and director Wolfgang Petersen teamed to create a polished and sophisticated thriller that demonstrates effective use of the four main tools, with dramatic and ironic tension building across...