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Animating Depression America 1934–7

Tracey Louise Mollet

Tracey Louise Mollet is a Lecturer in Media and Communication at the University of Leeds, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cartoons in Hard Times : The Animated Shorts of Disney and Warner Brothers in Depression and War 1932–1945

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...Following the ‘Roosevelt honeymoon’ of the early 1930s, the narratives of these animated productions moved from veracious political endorsement towards a thoughtful social commentary on American life. In line with many of the Hollywood...

Light Sleeper (1992)

Directed by

Paul Schrader

Written by

Paul Schrader

Screenplay

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...A NIGHT IN THE LIFE Credit sequence: New York by night. John LeTour nestles in back of a blue car-service sedan, face reflected in the window. Neon mixes with steam, street people with tourists, young dates: each with a different agenda...

Beyond the Metropolis: Immersive Cinema in a Rural Context

Live Cinema : Cultures, Economies, Aesthetics

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...Introduction This chapter considers the under-researched area of participatory and immersive cinema within a rural context.Although sometimes discussed in the same bracket as event cinema, I am avoiding this term as it can also refer...
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...Street – Day It’s midday. Sunny. A silver 1987 VW Rabbit speeds through the streets. Car – Day Inside the car are Octavio and Jorge, both sixteen years old. They have long hair and jeans. Octavio is wearing a leather jacket. Jorge looks...

Double thinking: negotiating adjustment to societal change

Irina Souch

Irina Souch is Lecturer in Literary and Cultural Analysis at the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Popular Tropes of Identity in Contemporary Russian Television and Film

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...The chapter, which is dedicated to the analysis of a popular television series The Enchanted District takes the notion of double thinking as a starting point to explore how, in the post-Soviet society, late-Soviet ideological constructs...

Loving Memory (1987)

Directed by

Peter Symes

Written by

Tony Harrison

Screenplay

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...The Muffled Bells Church: Muffles Being Put on Bells. They’re muffling the bells for Stanley Hall. Stanley Hall the Breamore miller’s dead. Clappers in cowhide cladding peel and call all those who used his flour in their bread. Farmer...

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...
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...Sunlight Flickers Through Black. Sunlight Through Trees Running through a summer garden. A boy (Bruce Wayne, aged eight) chasing a girl (Rachel Dawes, also eight). Young Bruce Rachel! Let me see! They reach a Victorian greenhouse. Rachel...
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...Office, High Rise – Day A man in a clown mask holding a smoking silenced pistol ejects a shell casing. This is Dopey. He turns to a second man, Happy, also in clown mask, who steps forward with a cable-launcher, aims at a lower roof across...
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...Gotham Street – Day Gordon stands before a massive picture of Harvey Dent. Gordon But I knew Harvey Dent. I was … his friend. And it will be a very long time before someone inspires us the way he did. Gordon, choked with emotion, gathers...