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Kubrick: The Definitive Edition Essential reading for fans of the Maestro. I have to admit that I was unable to find the link to the edition that proudly sits on my shelves, namely the first French edition, which is quite simply the first book on cinema I ever owned, with the possible exception of Truffaut s conversations with Hitchcock This ground breaking book on Kubrick, a combination of history, analysis and interviews, has been a life changing experience, not only in itself but also because it triggered the desire to study film and, in later years, to follow the I have to admit that I was unable to find the link to the edition that proudly sits on my shelves, namely the first French edition, which is quite simply the first book on cinema I ever owned, with the possible exception of Truffaut s conversations with Hitchcock This ground breaking book on Kubrick, a combination of history, analysis and interviews, has been a life changing experience, not only in itself but also because it triggered the desire to study film and, in later years, to follow the course on American cinema taught by Ciment himself at Paris VII University Little was I to suspect, as a student, that years later I would sit at a jury presided by Ciment at a major film festival and that he would invite me to publish in the columns of Positif Few authorities in film studies, if any, have had such a long lasting influence on my views over the years Only the other day I was re reading his Seven notes on Billy Wilder , an unsurpassed collection of insights into the oeuvre of another remarkable filmmaker With A New Introduction By Martin Scorsese If Stanley Kubrick Had Made Only A Space Odyssey Or Dr Strangelove, His Cinematic Legacy Would Have Been Assured But From His First Feature Film, Fear And Desire, To The Posthumously Released Eyes Wide Shut, Kubrick Created An Accomplished Body Of Work Unique In Its Scope, Diversity, And Artistry, And By Turns Both Lauded And ControversialIn This Newly Revised And Definitive Edition Of His Now Classic Study, Film Critic Michel Ciment Provides An Insightful Examination Of Kubrick S Thirteen Films Including Such Favorites As Lolita, A Clockwork Orange, And Full Metal Jacket Alongside An Assemblage Of Than Four Hundred Photographs That Form A Complementary Photo Essay Rounding Out This Unique Work Are A Short Biography Of Kubrick Interviews With The Director, As Well As Cast And Crew Members, Including Malcolm McDowell, Shelley Duvall, And Jack Nicholson And A Detailed Filmography And Bibliography Meshed With Masterful Integrity, The Book S Text And Illustrations Pay Homage To One Of The Most Visionary, Original, And Demanding Filmmakers Of Our Time Heavily sourced by subsequent writers, you may find long stretches of this book familiar Nevertheless, it remains essential for anyone with an interest in the great director Ciment conducted two interviews with the man himself, around the release of Barry Lyndon and later The Shining The text here is concerned solely with critical interpretation of the films, minimal in terms of biography, anecdote or making of info. Must have for Kubrick fans. O in cio do livro um apanhado sem estrutura narrativa, onde se analisa pontos sem conex o da obra do cineasta.N o h uma abordagem estrutural, por temas espec fico Isto corrigido nos coment rios sobre os ltimos dois filmes, mais estruturado.Mesmo assim, o livro repleto de detalhes dif ceis de encontrar em outras fontes. A brilliant collection of essays, interviews and images concerning the films of Stanley Kubrick. Muito bom livro sobre a obra do grande cineasta S Kubrick. Os ensaios das 100 primeiras p ginas s o de fato excepcionais, mas o restante do livro acaba caindo em mesmice de obviedades, com uma ou outra curiosidade inserida aqui e al. Antes de tudo, queria dizer que meu amor por cinema come ou por causa de O Iluminado Pode at ser estranho, mas eu amava esse filme na inf ncia Via muitas vezes e n o costumava sentir medo dele, toda vez era uma experi ncia nova e claro, tensa.Na adolesc ncia, decidi explorar os outros filmes do Stanley Kubrick e me deparei com um universo ainda maior sobre psicologia, guerra, humanidade e arte N o h um filme dele que eu n o goste, todos s o excelentes e particularmente acho que cada um se e Antes de tudo, queria dizer que meu amor por cinema come ou por causa de O Iluminado Pode at ser estranho, mas eu amava esse filme na inf ncia Via muitas vezes e n o costumava sentir medo dele, toda vez era uma experi ncia nova e claro, tensa.Na adolesc ncia, decidi explorar os outros filmes do Stanley Kubrick e me deparei com um universo ainda maior sobre psicologia, guerra, humanidade e arte N o h um filme dele que eu n o goste, todos s o excelentes e particularmente acho que cada um se enquadra como obras primas do cinema.Mais importante que conhecer a arte, saber quem produz Falo isso de forma geral Ler esse livro me fez entender a filmografia do Kubrick, conhec lo como ser humano e artista e tamb m sobre a vida e arte, que s vezes se confundem um livro muito bem organizado, com entrevistas de pessoas que trabalharam com ele e an lises sobre seus filmes que ao meu ver, respeitaram a grandiosidade da filmografia desse diretor important ssimo.Favoritado


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