Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 November 2015

144 Pages | 30 Illustrations, black & white

8.5 x 5.5 inches

ISBN: 9780719086335

Bookseller Code (06)

Film light

Meaning and emotion

Lara Thompson

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Provides a comprehensive and ground breaking introduction into the aesthetics of film light
  • The first stand-alone English-language work on the emotional affect of light in cinema
  • Makes a genuine and original contribution to work on film style (on lighting and its relationship to colour, set design, gesture and camera movement) already in the field
  • Wide-ranging study - looks at over fifty international films from the dawn of cinema to the present day

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