Avant-garde To New Wave Czechoslovak Cinema, Surrealism and the Sixties (Hardcover)
|Author: Jonathan L. Owen|
$90.73 + Free Shipping
EARN 91 RAKUTEN SUPER POINTS™
What are Rakuten Super Points™?
Get rewarded when you shop! Earn 1 point per dollar spent. That's like getting cash back on every purchase. Easy to see matured points in checkout. Use points just like cash.Learn More
CONDITION: Brand New
|*Author: Owen, Jonathan L. *Subtitle: Czechoslovak Cinema, Surrealism and the Sixties *Publication Date: 2011/02/15 *Number of Pages: 245 *Binding Type: Hardcover *Language: English *Depth: 0.75 *Width: 6.00 *Height: 9.00|
From the Publisher:
The cultural liberalization of communist Czechoslovakia in the 1960s produced many artistic accomplishments, not least the celebrated films of the Czech New Wave. This movement saw filmmakers use their new freedom to engage with traditions of the avant-garde, especially Surrealism. This book explores the avant-garde's influence over the New Wave and considers the political implications of that influence. The close analysis of selected films, ranging from the Oscar-winning Closely Observed Trains to the aesthetically challenging Daisies, is contextualized by an account of the Czech avant-garde and a discussion of the films' immediate cultural and political background.