Cinema: The Whole Story - Softcover
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"I pity the French Cinema because it has no money. I pity the American Cinema because it has no ideas." - Jean-Luc Godard
If you love cinema and would like to know more about it, look no further than Cinema: The Whole Story. This is an indispensable book for all those who love watching and reading about films, and who want to understand more about the international world of cinema.
Illustrated, in-depth text covers every genre of cinema, from the first silent films to epic blockbusters, CGI graphics and ground-breaking special effects of the 21st century. Detailed timelines accompany the text and clarify cinematic history.
Everything from camera and lighting to acting styles, animation and the film’s social and cultural impact is explained, enabling you to interpret the full meaning of world-famous movies. Discover what makes a star, what makes a film a success – and why even the most promising of ideas can prove an expensive disaster.
Size (cm): 18 x 4 x 25
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