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Published: 04 June 2020

272 Pages | 138 film stills


ISBN: 9780190889951

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The Art of Pure Cinema

Hitchcock and His Imitators

Bruce Isaacs

  • Presents the first integrated study of pure cinema as a philosophy and artistic practice
  • Offers close-analysis case studies of Hitchcock's work
  • Rereads Hitchcock's films in the context of an artistic practice that informed his entire career