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Existentialism and contemporary cinema 1 edition

Existentialism and contemporary cinema
Jean-Pierre Boulé

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Existentialism and contemporary cinema
a Sartrean perspective
edited by Jean-Pierre Boulé and Enda McCaffrey

Published 2011 by Berghahn Books in New York .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Introduction / Jean-Pierre Boulé and Enda McCaffrey
The call to freedom. Peter Weir's The Truman show and Sartrean freedom / Christopher Falzon
Michael Haneke and the consequences of radical freedom / Kevin L. Stoehr
Naked, bad faith and masculinity / Mark Stanton
Pursuits of transcendence in The man who wasn't there / Tom Martin
Lorna's silence: Sartre and the Dardenne brothers / Sarah Cooper
Films of situation. Being
Lost in translation / Michelle R. Darnell
If I should wake before I die: existentialism as a political call to arms in The crying game / Tracey Nicholls
Crimes of passion, freedom and a clash of Sartrean moralities in the Coen brothers' No country for old men / Enda McCaffrey
'An act of confidence in the freedom of men': Jean-Paul Sartre and Ousmane Sembene / Patrick Williams
Cédric Klapisch's The Spanish apartment and Russian dolls in Nausea's mirror / Jean-Pierre Boulé
Baz Luhrmann's William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet: the nauseous art of adaptation / Alistair Rolls.

Edition Notes

"Berghahnonfilm" [appears Berghahn and film in white, on in green with no space between words])--Cover.

Includes bibliographical references and index.



Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
PN1995.9.E945 E94 2011

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vi, 200 p. ;
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9780857453204, 9780857453211
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