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Medea

Trier on von Trier

Faber and Faber, 2003

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...SynopsisMedea is based on Euripides’ classical drama, here performed in a slightly archaic but timeless setting. Medea has been abandoned by her husband, Jason, who wants to marry Glauce, daughter of Creon, King of Corinth. King Aegeus...

Psychomobile #1: The World Clock

Trier on von Trier

Faber and Faber, 2003

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...DescriptionThe world clock consists of nineteen rooms, housing fifty-three actors. In each room there are four lamps, one red, one green, one yellow and one blue. A video camera is positioned above an ant hill in New Mexico. On a screen...

Change, Music Videos and Adverts

Trier on von Trier

Faber and Faber, 2003

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...Change is a music video I made sometime in the early 1990s. A nice experiment. I think we had a list of fifty or a hundred different directions to get everything to work, directions governing when things should happen, when the background...

Danish Cinema

Chris Berry

Chris Berry is Professor of Film and Television Studies at Goldsmiths College, University of London. He is the author of Postsocialist Cinema in Post-Mao China: The Cultural Revolution after the Cultural Revolution (Routledge, 2004); the co-author, with Mary Farquhar, of Cinema and the National: China on Screen (forthcoming 2006), the editor of Chinese Films in Focus: 25 New Takes (BFI, 2003); and the co-editor, with Feii Lu, of Island on the Edge: Taiwan New Cinema and After (Hong Kong University Press, 2005). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Cinema Book

British Film Institute, 2007

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...Dogme 95 Richard T Kelly All revolutions in art, the playwright David Hare argues (see Kelly, 2000, p. 10), are a return to realism. Abstract painters and sculptors might beg to differ, but for cinema the claim clearly has integrity...

The Element of Crime

Trier on von Trier

Faber and Faber, 2003

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...SynopsisFor the past thirteen years Fisher, a policeman, has been living in Cairo. He visits a psychiatrist in order to talk, under hypnosis, about his latest job, which he has been working on for the previous two months.A serial killer...

Dogville

Trier on von Trier

Faber and Faber, 2003

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...SynopsisThe beautiful fugitive, Grace, arrives in the isolated township of Dogville on the run from a team of gangsters. With some encouragement from Tom, the self-appointed town spokesman, the little community agrees to hide her...

Europa

Trier on von Trier

Faber and Faber, 2003

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...SynopsisGermany, year zero, shortly after the end of the war in 1945. The young Leo Kessler, who moved with his parents to the USA at the start of the war, returns to the country of his birth. He visits his uncle, who works...

François Gédigier

Roger Crittenden

Roger Crittenden: After a distinguished career at the BBC, where he gained a special award for sustained excellence as a film editor, he was recruited to the new National Film and Television School as Head of Editing and later became Director of the MA programme. While with the NFTS, he taught in Moscow, Mexico City, Manila, Copenhagen, Singapore, Brisbane Australia, and in Cuba. In 2014 he was given the first ever CILECT International Teaching Award for his outstanding contribution to media pedagogy. More recently, he was appointed Adjunct Professor of Film at Griffith University in Brisbane, Australia. Roger is the author of two books on editing, as well as a book on Truffaut’s Day For Night for the British Film Institute's Film Classic Series. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fine Cuts : Interviews on the Practice of European Film Editing

Routledge, 2018

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... François Gédigier editing at the Steenbeck (Courtesy of François Gédigier) I talked with François over coffee and croissants in a hotel just off the Place d’Italie in Paris. It was not long after he had cut the controversial fi lm...

Musical Mutations: Before, Beyond and Against Hollywood

Adrian Martin

Adrian Martin is film critic for The Age (Melbourne) and author of a study of Terrence Malick forthcoming from bfi Publishing. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Movie Mutations : The Changing Face of World Cinephilia

British Film Institute, 2003

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...1. Overture The film has a beauty that is brash and pathetic, like splintered coloured glass, fragments that somehow compose a picture while refusing to hold together: musical, sad, uproarious, definitely frail. It is this simultaneous...

The First Films

Trier on von Trier

Faber and Faber, 2003

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...Going back in time again, you were allowed to borrow your mother’s cine camera when you were fairly young, and started making films with it. Did you know then that you wanted to get into films when you grew up?Well, I suppose I did. Films...