Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 November 2011

192 Pages | 20 Illustrations, black & white

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719085956

Bookseller Code (06)


Real and Reel

The education of a film critic

Brian McFarlane

Published by Manchester University Press

  • An enjoyable autobiography about growing up with British cinema, it is also a book which looks at the development of Film Studies as a discipline
  • Informative, witty take on how 'entertainment' could and should be taken seriously
  • Brian McFarlane is one of the top writers on British cinema, including actors, directors and producers, having written and edited the Encyclopaedia of British Cinema (now in its third edition
  • The book is lauded by such industry stalwarts as Sylvia Syms, Bruce Beresford, Geoffrey Rush and Judi Dench

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