Jean Epstein, the great unknown amongst the pioneers of independent filmmaking, was also an essential figure in the invention of modern cinema-both as a theorist and as an artist. For the first time, a selection of Epstein's writings on film are published in German in this volume. Nicole Brenez' essay on Epstein contextualizes his achievements.
Publisher: Synema Gesellschaft Fur Film u. Medien
Number of pages: 160
Weight: 346 g
Dimensions: 200 x 171 x 18 mm
Intellectual euphoria is maybe the most outstanding quality of Jean Epstein's writings. In compelling fashion, this book makes his important theoretical oeuvre accessible for the first time in German. * Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung *