Cinema Between Media: An Intermediality Approach

June 5, 2018|
Cinema Between Media: An Intermediality Approach by Anne Gjelsvik
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Offers new tools from intermediality studies for analysing contemporary cinema

Cinema has always been a mixed medium, sharing its basic form with photography, borrowing heavily from performing arts and the novel, and combining medialities like painting and music. But although it could be argued that cinema is the intermedial art form par excellence, this insight has not affected film analysis as much as might be expected. Seeking to change our perceptions of cinema as a medium, Cinema Between Media draws on case studies of films like Zero Dark Thirty, Citizen Kane, Howl and Birdman to rethink cinema as an aesthetic form, and to raise new ideas about the practice of film analysis.

Key Features

  • Provides a theoretical introduction discussing the relationship between intermediality theory, film theory and film analysis
  • Offers a film analytical model using intermediality theory
  • Features seven in-depth case studies ranging from Citize Kane to Birdman and Chasing Ice

Case Studies

  • Citizen Kane by Orson Welles
  • Birdman by Alejandro González Iñárritu
  • Louder than Bombs by Joakim Trier
  • Eternal Moments (Maria Larssons eviga ögonblick) by Jan Troell
  • Howl by Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman
  • Zero Dark Thirty by Kathryn Bigelow
  • Chasing Ice by Jeff Orlowski
  • Ice and Sky (La glace et le ciel) by Luc Jacquet
Title:Cinema Between Media: An Intermediality ApproachFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:168 pages, 8.75 X 6.35 X 0.68 inShipping dimensions:168 pages, 8.75 X 6.35 X 0.68 inPublished:June 5, 2018Publisher:Edinburgh University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1474429025

ISBN - 13:9781474429023

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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