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Mise-en-Scene (Film Style and Interpretation)

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Title: Mise-en-Scene (Film Style and Interpretation)
Author: Gibbs, John
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Explores the fundamental concepts of composition, framing, costume and set design in cinema. In uncovering the history of mise-en-scene within academic film studies and popular film criticism,

John Gibbs offers a full introduction to this central component of film analysis and provides detailed readings of such films as Rebel Without a Cuase, Imitation of Life and Lone Star. Explores the fundamental concepts of composition, framing, costume and set design in cinema.

In uncovering the history of mise-en-scene within academic film studies and popular film criticism, John Gibbs offers a full introduction to this central component of film analysis and provides detailed readings of such films as Rebel Without a Cuase, Imitation of Life and Lone Star.

It provides a review of the historical significance of mise-en-scene and its role in the critical discovery of Hollywood cinema. In inviting viewers and critics to consider the importance of a sensitive approach to film style, the book provides a useful tool for the critical understanding of interpretative methodologies in film reading and the expression of visual style.

Author Biography: John Gibbs is Lecturer in Film and Television Studies at the London College of Printing, the London Institute.

Publication date: 18/12/2001
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781903364062
Publishing status: Active (web)
Mise-en-Scene (Film Style and Interpretation)