The Red and the White
The Cinema of people's Poland
By (author) Paul Coates
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Red and the White by Paul Coates
Book DescriptionThe Red and the White: The Cinema of People's Poland takes a fascinating look at the history of Polish cinema from 1945 to 1989. Exploring how Poland was affected by the political, social and cultural upheavals throughout those eras. Poland has produced a number of successful and highly regarded directors. Paul Coates pays particular attention to the work of Krzysztof Kieslowski and Andrzej Wajda while placing them within the wider context of Polish cinema. This volume includes unique primary archival research into the role of state-sponsored censorship and coverage of Polish-Jewish representations in film. Films discussed include Europa, Europa, Eroica, Ashes and Diamonds, and Decalogue Eight.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781904764267
(254mm x 178mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Wallflower Press
Publisher: Wallflower Press
Publish Date: 12-Apr-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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A team of distinguished philosophers and psychologists explore the nature of phenomenal qualities, the qualities of conscious experiences, and the ways in which they fit in with our understanding of mind and reality. This volume offers an indispensable resource for anyone wishing to understand the nature of conscious experience.
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Coates presents the face in film as a place where transformations begin, reflecting both the experience of modernity and such influential myths as that of Medusa. This is exemplified by a wide range of European and American films, including Ingmar Bergman's Persona.
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Author Biography - Paul Coates
Paul Coates is reader and director of the film studies department at the University of Aberdeen. His books include, The Story of the Lost Reflection: The Alienation of the Image in Western and Polish Cinema (1985) and Lucid Dreams: the Films of Krzysztof Kieslowski (1999).
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