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  • Paperback
  • 104
  • Masters of Cinema
  • David Ehrenstein
  • English
  • 08 October 2017
  • 9782866429171

4 thoughts on “Masters of Cinema

  1. says:

    The fact that Roman Polanski from whose works I enjoyed The Tenant and Repulsion a great deal disliked John Cassavetes' style as a director only proves that Polanski is indeed an appreciated modern auteur while C

  2. says:

    This is my first Masters of Cinema series put out by the great magazine 'Cahiers du Cinema The subject matter is Roman Polanski and it is written by David Ehrenstein This is an excellent introduction to Polanski and his films Since i haven't read the other titles in the series I don't know if this is a formula based format for all of them but

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    131 2018

  4. says:

    Not a bad coffee table book It has lots of nice pictures But David Ehrenstein tries too hard to connect the events of Polanski's tragic colorful and controversial life with his movies Nothing wrong with that but some of t

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Masters of Cinema

Roman Polanski born 1933 is a French–Polish film director producer writer and actor who stands as one of the most influential directors living today A truly international filmmaker Polanski has received numerous awards including the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film. The fact that Roman Polanski from whose works I enjoyed The Tenant and Repulsion a great deal disliked John Cassavetes style as a director only proves that Polanski is indeed an appreciated modern auteur while Cassavetes on the other hand man the guy is a fing revolutionary modern auteur just watch Shadows orespecially Faces and let them sink in

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Festival and five Oscar nominations Polanski has tackled many genres including the horror film Rosemary's Baby 1968 film noir Chinatown 1974 historical drama Tess 1979 and recently the war film The Pianist 2002 about the holocaust and the thriller The Ghost Writer. This is my first Masters of Cinema series put out by the great magazine Cahiers du Cinema The subject matter is Roman Polanski and it is written by David Ehrenstein This is an excellent introduction to Polanski and his films Since i haven t read the other titles in the series I don t know if this is a formula based format for all of them but with respect to Polanski this is a good one and Ehrenstein is a fantastic tour guide to the Polish filmmaker s film world Instead of going through a time chronology of his films it is broken up by themes Raymond Chandler s Nightmare Chinatown Frantic and so forth It makes the book a really good read through and also I don t think it is important to see the films beforehand Roman Polanski is basically a proper introduction to the works and although i have seen half of the films mentioned in the book I am now having an urge to see the rest

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2010 Polanski has also directed some of the most talented actresses of our time including Catherine Deneuve Mia Farrow and Kate Winslet Polanski's films are dominated by a sense of claustrophobia and deal with the existential themes of loneliness fear and uneasines. 131 2018