Evaluating the Achievement of One Hundred Years of Scandinavian Cinema: Dreyer, Bergman, Von Trier, and Others

Evaluating the Achievement of One Hundred Years of Scandinavian Cinema: Dreyer, Bergman, Von Trier, and Others

By: John Tucker (editor)Hardback

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A collection of twelve articles and one interview that explains the achievements of cinema from Nordic countries.

Contents

1. Adapting a Literary Nation to Film: National Identity, Neoromanticism and anxiety of influence Bjorn AEgir Nordford; 2. Land og synir: An Interview with Agust Gudmundsson Agust Gudmundsson; 3. Op med hodet: Tancred Ibsen's 1933 Experiment with Cinematic Modernism Arne Lunde; 4. Liv Ullmann's Handling of Religious Themes in Her Adaptation of Sigrid Undset's The Wreath Peter G. Christensen; 5. Norwave: Norwegian Cinema 1997-2006 Ellen Rees; 6. "We had to be careful.": The Self-Imposed Regulations, Alterations, and Censorship Strategies of Nordisk Films of Kompagni 1911-1928 Isak Thorsen; 7. From Working Class Drama to Academic Showdown: On Carl Th. Dreyer's Use of His Literary Source in Tva Mannisk or [Two People] (1945) Morten Egholm; 8. Behind Idealism: The Discrepancy Between Philosophy and Reality in The Cinema of Lars von Trier Mads Bunch; 9. Modes of Representation in Ingmar Bergman's Gycklarnus afton Marilyn Johns Blackwell; 10. Doubling and Redoubling Bergman: Notes on the Dialetic of Disgrace and Disappearance Paul Coates; 11. and two other Essays.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773425958
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 432
  • ID: 9780773425958
  • ISBN10: 0773425950

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