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Author Rushton, Richard.

Title The reality of Film : Theories of Filmic Reality.

Published Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2010.


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Physical description 1 online resource (233 pages)
Series Books at JSTOR All Purchased.
Contents 9780719082689; 9780719082689; Copyright; Contents; List of illustrations; Acknowledgements; Introduction: On the reality of film; 1 Beyond political modernism; 2 Realism, reality and authenticity; 3 The imaginary as filmic reality; 4 A reality beyond imagining; 5 Cinema produces reality; 6 Filmic reality and ideological fantasy; 7 Filmic reality and the aesthetic regime; Afterword; Notes; References; Index.
Summary In formulating a notion of filmic reality, The Reality of Film offers a novel way of understanding our relationship to cinema. It argues that cinema need not be understood in terms of its capacities to refer to, reproduce or represent reality, but should be understood in terms of the kinds of realities it has the ability to create. The Reality of Film investigates filmic reality by way of six key film theorists: André Bazin, Christian Metz, Stanley Cavell, Gilles Deleuze, Slavoj?i?ek and Jacques Rancière. In doing so, it provides comprehensive introductions to each of these thinkers, while als.
Other author JSTOR, issuing body.
Subject Motion pictures -- Philosophy.
Reality in motion pictures.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781847793416