Item description for Through a Catholic Lens: Religious Perspectives of 19 Film Directors from Around the World (Communication, Culture, and Religion) by Peter Malone...
Movies are often examined for subtext and dramatizations of social and psychological issues as well as current movements. Studies of well-known Catholic directors, such as Alfred Hitchcock and John Ford, have made the search for Catholic themes a reputable field of examination. Through a Catholic Lens continues the search for these themes and examines the Catholic undercurrents by studying nineteen film directors from around the world. Although these directors may or may not be practicing Catholics, their Catholic background can be found in their writing and directing. Each chapter, written by a different contributor, analyzes one film of each director for its Catholic motifs. With the recent increase of cinema studies, this collection will be of interest to students and academics as well as cinema buffs.
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Studio: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.9" Width: 6.29" Height: 0.82" Weight: 0.93 lbs.
Release Date Apr 16, 2007
Publisher Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
ISBN 0742552314 ISBN13 9780742552319
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More About Peter Malone
Peter Malone, of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart order in Australia, has served as president of SIGNIS, the World Catholic Association for Communication. He is the author or editor of more than 25 books on film studies, including the Lights, Camera, Faith: A Movie Lover's Guide to Scripture series (2001-2006) and Through a Catholic Lens: Religious Perspectives of 19 Film Directors from Around the World (Rowman & Littlefield, 2007).
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