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Questions of Authorship

Some Comments on David Bordwell’s Narration in the Fiction Film

Paisley Livingston

that do not square well with the explanations proposed by Laborit in the embedded interviews. Instead, the quotations of scenes from old French films are meant to inflect our understanding of the characters in another direction, the key idea being that

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Ivan Mozzhukhin’s Acting Style

Beyond the Kuleshov Effect

Johannes Riis

A major star of prerevolutionary Russian cinema and French cinema in the 1920s, Ivan Mozzhukhin will always be associated with a lost experiment from around 1920 carried out by Russian film director Lev Kuleshov. The purported result of the

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The Aesthetics of Boredom

Slow Cinema and the Virtues of the Long Take in Once Upon a Time in Anatolia

Emre Çağlayan

a sound movement, … a dialectic: the quest for truth in a concrete and common expression, where it is innocently at work,” said the French director Bruno Dumont, another important but often overlooked figure of slow cinema. For Dumont, “the discovery

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In Pursuit of Masculinity

On Aging Bodies, Migration and Youthful Masculinities

Usman Mahar

proof to himself that he was still “twenty-five,” but it was also an aggrandizing symbolic statement—a ritualistic display of youth—for all those who thought otherwise. According to Rufi, in 1985 the French government introduced a program to give

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Masculinity, Sex, and Dicks

New Understandings of the Phallus

Andrea Waling and Jennifer Power

of ejaculation, and the phallus within literary texts and filmic representations. The issue begins with Michael Valinsky, who presents a politically engaged textual analysis of the work of controversial French writer Guillaume Dustan. Dustan enraged

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Philip Cowan

critical impact of Best Years . He claims it “became a touchstone in the evolution of French criticism and provoked one of the most penetrating critical essays in film history” (1974: 271). Bazin makes the point that Best Years has more consistency in

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Brendan Rooney, Hanna Kubicka, Carl Plantinga, James Kendrick, and Johannes Riis

Peter French’s Cowboy Metaphysics: Ethics and Death in Westerns (1997). Against this background we can consider Robert Sinnerbrink’s welcome contribution to the discussion, Cinematic Ethics: Exploring Ethical Experience through Film . Sinnerbrink is a

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Daniel Lewis

) after questioning those ideas earlier in his career. 5 See Anne Harrington's Medicine, Mind, and the Double Brain: A Study in Nineteenth-Century Thought ( 1987 ) for more on the development of dual-brain theories. Harrington identifies French

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Ted Nannicelli

fully affords an experience of the work than an instance of the other. (Maybe this is the case with The Immortal Story in English and French.) In the vast majority of typical cases, however, the upshot of creative activity in the cinema is the

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India Halstead

Guattari, who, like Horn, were fascinated by the inscrutability of Kafka's writings (see also the works of Bracha Lichtenberg Ettinger). The tension between French and German intellectual traditions feeds into the psychological complexity of Horn's work