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La dolce vita

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La dolce vita by Richard Dyer
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La dolce vita has been a phenomenon since before it was made, a scandal in the making and on release and a reference point ever since. Much of what made it notorious was its incorporation of real people, events and lifestyles, making it a documentation of its time. It uses performance, camera movement, editing and music to produce a striking aesthetic mix of energy and listlessness, of exuberance and despair. This study will consider each of these aspects of the film - phenomenon, document, aesthetic - and argue that they are connected

Author Biography

Richard Dyer is Professor of Film Studies at King's College, London. His books include Seven and Brief Encounter in the BFI Film Classics series and Nino Rota (BFI, 2010).
Release date NZ
November 10th, 2017
Author
Pages
82
Edition
1st ed. 2018
Illustrations
30 Illustrations, black and white; VI, 82 p. 30 illus.
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
BFI Publishing
Dimensions
165x220x25
ISBN-13
9781844573929
Product ID
26250351

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