Savage Cinema : Sam Peckinpah and the Rise of Ultraviolent Movies (Paperback)

Author: Prince, Stephen

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Including eighty-two photographs for visual reference, an author discusses the growing popularity and acceptance of explicit violence in American cinema in the context of the life and work of quintessential 1960s filmmaker Sam Peckinpah. Original. UP. *Author: Prince, Stephen *Subtitle: Sam Peckinpah and the Rise of Ultraviolent Movies *Publication Date: 1998/09/01 *Number of Pages: 288 *Binding Type: Paperback *Language: English *Depth: 0.75 *Width: 6.00 *Height: 9.25

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Publisher Univ of Texas Pr
Mfg Part# 9780292765825
SKU 30398195
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0292765827
Release Date 4/10/2007
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Dimensions (in Inches) 9.25H x 6L x 0.75T
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Editors Note More than any other filmmaker, Sam Peckinpah opened the door for graphic violence in movies. In this book, Stephen Prince explains the rise of explicit violence in the American cinema, its social effects, and the relation of contemporary ultraviolence to the radical, humanistic filmmaking that Peckinpah practiced.Prince demonstrates Peckinpah's complex approach to screen violence and shows him as a serious artist whose work was tied to the social and political upheavals of the 1960s. He explains how the director's commitment to showing the horror and pain of violence compelled him to use a complex style that aimed to control the viewer's response.Prince offers an unprecedented portrait of Peckinpah the filmmaker. Drawing on primary research materials—Peckinpah's unpublished correspondence, scripts, production memos, and editing notes—he provides a wealth of new information about the making of the films and Peckinpah's critical shaping of their content and violent imagery. This material shows Peckinpah as a filmmaker of intelligence, a keen observer of American society, and a tragic artist disturbed by the images he created.Prince's account establishes, for the first time, Peckinpah's place as a major filmmaker. This book is essential reading for those interested in Peckinpah, the problem of movie violence, and contemporary American cinema.
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