Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 October 2006

160 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719070396

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Sam Rohdie

Published by Manchester University Press

Cinema Aesthetics MUP

  • An informed and highly original study in the styles and histories of film editing
  • Draws on a wide range of directors and films, and demonstrates the fundamental importance of montage aesthetics to the art of cinema and the practice of film criticism
  • The author carefully guides his ideas and arguments to a plane free from the often unwieldy complexities of contemporary theory and cultural criticism
  • Considers films of directors such as Takeshi Kitano, Jean Renoir, D.W. Griffith, Howard Hawks, Lev Kulsehov, Sergei Eisenstein and Alfred Hitchcock

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