Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 December 2017

256 Pages | 25 black and white illustrations

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474414951

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The Audience Effect

On the Collective Cinema Experience

Julian Hanich

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Describes the experiences spectators have when they watch a film collectively in a cinema
  • Provides detailed phenomenological descriptions of how it feels when viewers laugh, cry and get angry in the cinema
  • Investigates film theorists who have previously voiced ideas about the collective cinema experience such as Walter Benjamin, Andr√© Bazin, Edgar Morin, Roland Barthes and Roger Odin

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