Organic Cinema: Film, Architecture, and the Work of BA ©la Tarr (Hardback)Thorsten Botz-Bornstein (author)
Hardback 238 Pages / Published: 01/01/2017
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The "organic" is by now a venerable concept within aesthetics, architecture, and art history, but what might such a term mean within the spatialities and temporalities of film? By way of an answer, this concise and innovative study locates organicity in the work of Bela Tarr, the renowned Hungarian filmmaker and pioneer of the "slow cinema" movement. Through a wholly original analysis of the long take and other signature features of Tarr's work, author Thorsten Botz-Bornstein establishes compelling links between the seemingly remote spheres of film and architecture, revealing shared organic principles that emphasize the transcendence of boundaries.
Publisher: Berghahn Books
Number of pages: 238
Dimensions: 229 x 152 mm
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