Pierrot le fou

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  • The Gaze

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    Today’s audience is one of laziness. The majority of content consumers are not programed to digest what they watch with a critical eye. While there is no real harm in this, there is room for change and experimental media has been trying to provoke that change for decades. Bertolt Brecht’s theory and practice of alienation, or v-effect, has been pulling audiences out of their comfort zone for a long time through many different types of art and entertainment. Another topic of discussion is “The Gaze”;

  • The Success Of The Television Industry

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    so the technological advances in television did not develop as fast as in the United States. It is only in the past ten years that the french television industry has created higher budgeted series that have succeeded in the international market. Les Revenants (The Returned) is a supernatural drama series that debuted in France in 2012,

  • What Is Ambiguous Language

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    of connection to the characters – we never even learn the name of, let alone actually hear from, Komura’s wife – which in turn creates this illusion of incompleteness on their part. Such incompleteness is also exacerbated by the epigraph from Pierrot Le Fou which refers to the deaths of 115 men as being “anonymous” because “we don’t know anything about these men, who they are, whether they love a woman, or have children, if they prefer cinema to theatre.” By knowing “nothing” of actual importance

  • Metz Film Language a Semiotics of the Cinema PDF

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    FILM LANGUAGE FILM LANGUAGE A Semiotics of the Cinema Christian Metz Translated by Michael Taylor The University of Chicago Press Published by arrangement with Oxford University Press, Inc. The University of Chicago Press, Chicago 60637 © 1974 by Oxford University Press, Inc. All rights reserved. English translation. Originally published 1974 Note on Translation © 1991 by the University of Chicago University of Chicago Press edition 1991 Printed in the United States of America 09 08 07 6