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The Films of Wim Wenders: Cinema as Vision and Desire [Reading] ➺ The Films of Wim Wenders: Cinema as Vision and Desire ➰ Robert P. Kolker – Buyprobolan50.co.uk The Films of Wim Wenders traces the development of one of the most well known directors of the New German Cinema, which flourished in the seventies and early eighties Examining Wenders career from his of Wim eBook ✓ The Films of Wim Wenders traces the development of one of the most well known directors of the New German Cinema, which flourished in the seventies and early eighties Examining Wenders career from his early film school productions, through his mature works of the seventies, this book also analyzes his recent films, as well as the themes and preoccupations that unite his oeuvre As the authors note, Wenders works have been profoundly influenced by American films, especially the road movie genre The Films PDF or They often feature characters who are always on the move in an attempt to capture a glimpse of their identity and place in the world They also represent a generation of postwar Germans seeking to redeem themselves and the history of their country by turning to American popular culture, particularly its music and movies In such films as The Goalie s Anxiety at the Penalty Kick, Alice in the Cities, Kings of the Road, and The American Friend, Wenders offers an articulate Films of Wim eBook ¸ cinematic vision of the emotional landscape of postwar Germany In his most recent films, such as Paris, Texas, Wings of Desire, and Until the End of the World, Wenders continues his quest for certainty for a safe domestic and romantic haven, in a style that transforms modernism into post modern pastiche and in which such elements as melodrama, fantasy and desire are fused Providing close analyses of Wenders most important works, The Films of Wim Wenders serves as a useful introduction to a serious filmmaker for whom cinema represents nothing less than the redemption of the imagination and reclamation of history.

    books Unlimited | New & Used bookstore | Franklin, NC – buyprobolan50.co.uk works of the seventies, this book also analyzes his recent films, as well as the themes and preoccupations that unite his oeuvre As the authors note, Wenders works have been profoundly influenced by American films, especially the road movie genre The Films PDF or They often feature characters who are always on the move in an attempt to capture a glimpse of their identity and place in the world They also represent a generation of postwar Germans seeking to redeem themselves and the history of their country by turning to American popular culture, particularly its music and movies In such films as The Goalie s Anxiety at the Penalty Kick, Alice in the Cities, Kings of the Road, and The American Friend, Wenders offers an articulate Films of Wim eBook ¸ cinematic vision of the emotional landscape of postwar Germany In his most recent films, such as Paris, Texas, Wings of Desire, and Until the End of the World, Wenders continues his quest for certainty for a safe domestic and romantic haven, in a style that transforms modernism into post modern pastiche and in which such elements as melodrama, fantasy and desire are fused Providing close analyses of Wenders most important works, The Films of Wim Wenders serves as a useful introduction to a serious filmmaker for whom cinema represents nothing less than the redemption of the imagination and reclamation of history."/>
  • Paperback
  • 212 pages
  • The Films of Wim Wenders: Cinema as Vision and Desire
  • Robert P. Kolker
  • English
  • 12 May 2019
  • 0521389763

About the Author: Robert P. Kolker

of Wim eBook ✓ Robert Phillip Kolker, Professor Emeritus, University of Maryland, taught cinema studies for almost years He is author of A Cinema of Loneliness, The Extraordinary Image Orson Welles, Alfred Hitchcock, Stanley Kubrick and the Reimagining of Cinema, and editor of A Space Odyssey New Essays and The Oxford Handbook of Film and Media Studies.