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Understanding Movies, 14th edition

  • Louis Giannetti

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For courses in Introduction to Film
An engaging, accessible introduction to film
Understanding Movies provides valuable insight into the language of film and how meaning is conveyed to audiences. Author Louis Giannetti engages students in the fascinating language systems and techniques of film and helps further their appreciation and understanding of why and how movie watchers respond as they do to different films. Building upon the visually engaging and accessible presentation of previous editions, the Fourteenth Edition adds updated photos, new content on the latest cinematic trends, and coverage of recent films to provide students a new way of looking at films that are familiar to them.

Understanding Movies, Fourteenth Edition is also available via Revel™, an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience.

Table of contents

1. Photography
2. Mise en Scene
3. Movement
4. Editing
5. Sound
6. Acting
7. Dramatization
8. Story
9. Writing
10. Ideology
11. Critique
12. Synthesis: Citizen Kane

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Published by Pearson (June 8th 2017) - Copyright © 2018