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Light Readings
By Chris Darke

Light Readings

Film Criticism and Screen Arts

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Light Readings by Chris Darke

Book Description

In Light Readings, critic Chris Darke re-visits his writing over recent years to address important questions emerging out of the changes effecting film and digital media. This insightful collection of reviews and essays, previously published in the likes of Sight and Sound and The Independent, also includes interviews with Atom Egoyan, Bill Viola, Olivier Assayas, Jacques Audiard and Xavier Beauvois.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781903364079
ISBN-10: 1903364078
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 165mm x 19mm)
Pages: 206
Imprint: Wallflower Press
Publisher: Wallflower Press
Publish Date: 20-Oct-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Chris Darke

Chris Darke is a regular contributor to Sight and Sound, mute, The Independent and Cahiers du cinema.

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