Item description for Poetics of Cinema 2 by Raul Ruiz, Carlos Morreo, James E. Young, Miguel Mendonca, Rob Leigh, Catherine Fowler, George Jones & Scott Silsby...
"Eleven years separate these lines from the first part of my Poetics of Cinema. Meanwhile the world has changed and cinema with it. Poetics of Cinema, 1 had much of a call to arms about it. What I write today is rather more of a consolatio philosophica. However, let no one be mistaken about this, a healthy pessimism may be better than a suicidal optimism." Following his research in Poetics of Cinema, 1 on new narrative models as tools for apprehending a fast-shifting world, Ruiz makes an appeal for an entirely new way of filming, writing and conceiving the image. "'Light, more light,' were Goethe's last words as he died. 'Less light, less light,' Orson Welles cried repeatedly on a set--the one and only time I saw him. In today's cinema (and in today's world) there is too much light. It is time to return to the shadows. So, about turn! And back to the caverns!"
Promise Angels is dedicated to bringing you great books at great prices. Whether you read for entertainment, to learn, or for literacy - you will find what you want at promiseangels.com!
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 5.75" Height: 8.25" Weight: 0.36 lbs.
Release Date Feb 1, 2007
Publisher Dis Voir
ISBN 2914563256 ISBN13 9782914563253
Availability 3 units. Availability accurate as of May 24, 2017 07:54.
Usually ships within one to two business days from La Vergne, TN.
Orders shipping to an address other than a confirmed Credit Card / Paypal Billing address may incur and additional processing delay.
More About Raul Ruiz, Carlos Morreo, James E. Young, Miguel Mendonca, Rob Leigh, Catherine Fowler, George Jones & Scott Silsby