Philippe Grandrieux: Sonic Cinema by Greg HaingePhilippe Grandrieux: Sonic Cinema by Greg Hainge

Philippe Grandrieux: Sonic Cinema

byGreg HaingeEditorGreg Hainge, Paul Hegarty

Paperback | February 23, 2017

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Philippe Grandrieux is one of cinema's only living true radicals and feted as one of the most innovative and important film makers of his generation. His consistently controversial work remains, however, relatively unknown outside of the international art film festival circuit. In this volume, the first book-length study of the work of Grandrieux in any language, Greg Hainge provides an overview and critical analysis of Grandrieux's entire career during which he has produced works for television, video installations, photography, performance pieces, documentary films, short films and prize-winning feature films. As well as providing an overview, the book argues that a critical appraisal of his work necessarily leads us to problematize many of the critical orthodoxies that have been formed in recent times, to reject the concept of a haptic cinema and to supplant this instead with the idea of a sonic cinema.
Greg Hainge is Reader in French at the University of Queensland, Australia. He is the author of Noise Matters: Towards an Ontology of Noise (Bloomsbury 2013), a monograph on C¿line and numerous articles on music, cinema, philosophy and literature. He is Editor-in-Chief of Culture Theory and Critique and serves on the editorial boards o...
Title:Philippe Grandrieux: Sonic CinemaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:312 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.75 inPublished:February 23, 2017Publisher:BloomsburyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1628923121

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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations Acknowledgements Introduction Chapter 1. In the Beginning. Chapter 2. The Television Years. Chapter 3. Long-Form Documentaries. Chapter 4. Intermezzo. Chapter 5. Sombre (1998). Chapter 6. La Vie nouvelle [A New Life] (2002). Chapter 7. The Turn to Nature. Chapter 8. Un lac [A Lake] (2008). Chapter 9. Recent Works. Conclusion Afterword - Sonic Cinema References

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This book offers the very first comprehensive study of a major contemporary filmmaker and artist. From Grandrieux's work as a producer to the deepest challenges posed by his films and installations, the study conducted by Greg Hainge illuminates the consistency and magnitude of an exceptional artistic career, organically structured by experimental values.