What Is Cinema? Volume II (Paperback)
  • What Is Cinema? Volume II (Paperback)
zoom

What Is Cinema? Volume II (Paperback)

(author), (translator), (foreword), (foreword)
£25.00
Paperback 226 Pages / Published: 03/12/2004
  • In stock
  • Free UK delivery

Available

  • This item has been added to your basket
Your local Waterstones may have stock of this item. Please check by using Click & Collect
Andre Bazin's What Is Cinema? (volumes I and II) have been classics of film studies for as long as they've been available and are considered the gold standard in the field of film criticism. Although Bazin made no films, his name has been one of the most important in French cinema since World War II. He was co-founder of the influential Cahiers du Cinema, which under his leadership became one of the world's most distinguished publications. Championing the films of Jean Renoir (who contributed a short foreword to Volume I), Orson Welles, and Roberto Rossellini, he became the protege of Francois Truffaut, who honors him touchingly in his forword to Volume II. This new edition includes graceful forewords to each volume by Bazin scholar and biographer Dudley Andrew, who reconsiders Bazin and his place in contemporary film study. The essays themselves are erudite but always accessible, intellectual, and stimulating. As Renoir puts it, the essays of Bazin "will survive even if the cinema does not."

Publisher: University of California Press
ISBN: 9780520242289
Number of pages: 226
Weight: 272 g
Dimensions: 210 x 140 x 15 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"Although Andre Bazin died shortly before the onset of what we now regard as the modern cinema, our understanding of this cinema wouldn't be the same without him. He's also one of the most scrupulous humanists and polemicists we've had, on a par with George Orwell, and these essays map out the busy highways we're all still navigating." - Jonathan Rosenbaum, film critic for the Chicago Reader"

You may also be interested in...

Scenes From A Revolution
Added to basket
The Definitive Guide To Screenwriting
Added to basket
Heat
Added to basket
£11.99
Paperback
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Added to basket
It's Only a Movie
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
War and Cinema
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
Dirty Dancing
Added to basket
Bringing Up Baby
Added to basket
£11.99
Paperback
Save the Cat! Goes to the Movies
Added to basket
Cinema of Actuality
Added to basket
The Filmmaker Says
Added to basket
Cinematography
Added to basket
£22.99
Paperback
Kate
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
Blade Runner
Added to basket
£11.99
Paperback

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.