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Author Simons, Jan.

Title Playing the waves : Lars Von Trier's game cinema / Jan Simons.

Published Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, ©2007.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (251 pages).
Series Film culture in transition
Film culture in transition.
Books at JSTOR Open Access
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-236)-and indexes.
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1. Manifesto and modernism -- manifesto as a postmodern parody -- manifesto taken seriously -- manifesto and modernism -- From 'essence' to game -- manifesto : reiteration and difference -- 2. name of this game is Dogma 95 -- Filmmaking as a game -- Film and formalism : the parametric film -- Aesthetics and dramaturgy -- Filming : story as reconstruction and as representation -- Enter the matrix : game, simulation, rules and art -- Complex art : Psykomobile #1 : the World Clock -- 'There is something digital in the state of Denmark' -- 3. Filming the game -- rules of the game -- game of filming, and films about games -- Idioterne (1) -- Idioterne (2) -- 4. Virtual explorations : journeys to the end of the night -- Rules and manifestos -- Virtual explorations : the Europa trilogy -- Virtual worlds -- Virtual film -- 5. leader of the game -- Many films, one game -- 'von Trier' gameworlds -- Nuances and subtleties -- 6. Between cinema and computer -- Filming the virtual -- Spirituality and virtuality -- Registrations of simulations -- Virtuality -- Virtual realism -- viewer as lurker -- 'von Trier system' revisited -- 7. Between Hollywood and Copenhagen -- Dogma, film and gaming -- Enter the Matrix : virtual Hollywood -- Matrix unloaded : virtual realism -- Dogma 95 : Nouvelle Vague II? -- Between new Hollywood and old Europe -- Today's Hollywood, today's Europe -- 8. name of the game : punish or perish -- Cinematic games : games or movies? -- Game theory and games studies -- Narrative and game theory -- Punish or perish; exploit or be exploited -- Stories and games reconsidered : probabilities and tragic endings.
Summary Playing the waves offers a unique approach to the work Dannish filmmaker Lars von Trier.
Language notes English.
Other author JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Trier, Lars von, 1956- -- Criticism and interpretation.
Dogme 95 (Group) -- History.
Game theory.
Games in art.
Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Electronic books.
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9053569790 (hbk.)