Vampyr by David RudkinVampyr by David Rudkin


byDavid Rudkin

Paperback | October 25, 2013

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Vampyr is a problematic film, partly because some of it is lost. But in what remains, there are problems too. In a reading as passionate as it is analytic, a veteran dramatist and film-author reveals how, image by image, this difficult film systematically binds the spectator - spatially, and morally - into its unique world of the Undead.

David Rudkin is a screenwriter. He has written numerous plays, including Afore Night Come (RSC dir. Clifford Williams); The Sons of Light (Newcastle Playhouse dir. Keith Hack; in further revision, RSC, dir. Ron Daniels); Ashes (London Open Space Theatre, dir. Pam Brighton) and Hansel and Gretel (RSC, dir. Ron Daniels). David Rudkin has...
Title:VampyrFormat:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 7.48 × 5.31 × 0.1 inPublished:October 25, 2013Publisher:British Film InstituteLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1844576442

ISBN - 13:9781844576449

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Table of Contents

Foreword.- 1. Carl Theodor Dreyer (1889-1968).- 2. Locating Vampyr in Dreyer's Cinema and it its Sources.- 3. The 'Problem' of Vampyr.- 4. Vampyr: Towards a Reading.- 5. The Journey to Our Grave.- Notes.- Credits.