Slow movies : countering the cinema of action /

?In all film there is the desire to capture the motion of life, to refuse immobility," Agnes Varda has noted. But to capture the reality of human experience, cinema must fasten on stillness and inaction as much as motion. Slow Movies investigates movies by acclaimed international directors who...

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Main Author: Jaffe, Ira, 1943-
Format: Thesis eBook
Published: London ; New York : Wallflower Press, ©2014.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Table of Contents; Introduction; Deadpan: Stranger Than Paradise, Deadman and The Second Circle; Stillness: Elephant and Mother and Son; Long Shot: Distant and Climates; Wait Time: The Death of Mr. Lazarescu, 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days and Safe; Drift and Resistance: Liverpool and Ossos; Death-Drive, Life-Drive: A Talking Picture, Taste of Cherry, Five Dedicated to Ozu and Still Life; Rebellion's Limits: The Turin Horse, Werckmeister Harmonies and 12:08 East of Bucharest; Notes; Index.