The Architecture of Vision: Writings and Interviews on Cinema0226021149, 9780226021140

Author : Michelangelo Antonioni
Description:A filmmaker is a man like any other; and yet his life is not the same. . . . This is, I think, a special way of being in contact with reality. Or so says Michelangelo Antonioni, the legendary filmmaker behind the stark landscapes and social alienation of Blow-Up and LAvventura, who here reveals his idiosyncratic relationship with reality in The Architecture of Vision.Through autobiographical sketches, theoretical essays, interviews, and conversations with such luminaries as Jean-Luc Godard and Alberto Moravia, this compelling volume explores the directors unique brand of narrative-defying cinema as well as the motivations and anxieties of the man behind the camera.The Architecture of Vision provides a filmmakers absorbing reflections and insights on his career. . . . Antonionis comments . . . deepen and humanize a sometimes cerebral book.Publishers Weekly[Antonionis] erudition is astonishing . . . few of his peers can match his verbal articulateness.Film QuarterlyThis valuable resource offers entr?e to material difficult to gain access to under other circumstances.Library Journal
Categories: Art Cinema
Year :2007
Publisher : University Of Chicago Press
Language : English
N° Of Pages : 430[424]
File Info : pdf 14 Mb