A Certain Realism: Making Use of Pasolini's Film Theory and Practice
University of California Press, 1993. júl. 15. - 368 oldal
Pier Paolo Pasolini (1922-1975) was arguably the most complex director of postwar Italian cinema. His films—Accattone, The Canterbury Tales, Medea, Saló—continue to challenge and entertain new generations of moviegoers. A leftist, a homosexual, and a distinguished writer of fiction, poetry, and criticism, Pasolini once claimed that "a certain realism" informed his filmmaking.
Masterfully combining analyses of Pasolini's literary and theoretical writings and of all his films, Maurizio Viano offers the first thorough study of Pasolini's cinematic realism, in theory and in practice. He finds that Pasolini's cinematic career exemplifies an "expressionistic realism" that acknowledges its subjective foundation instead of striving for an impossible objectivity.
Focusing on the personal and expressionistic dimensions of Pasolini's cinema, Viano also argues that homosexuality is present in the films in ways that critics have thus far failed to acknowledge. Sure to generate controversy among film scholars, Italianists, and fans of the director's work, this accessible film-by-film treatment is an ideal companion for anyone watching Pasolini's films on video.
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Appunti per unOrestiade Africana
Le mum di Sanaa
La trilogia della vita
Saiò o le 120 giornate di Sodoma
Sopraluoghi in Palestina
II Vangelo secondo Matteo
La terra vista dalla luna and Che cosa sono ie nuvole?
La sequenza del fiore di carta
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