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  1. Playing the Waves : Lars von Trier's Game Cinema

    Identifizierer alternativ9789053569795 ISBN
    QuellenartElektronische Volltexte & Multimedia>>Selbständige Veröffentlichungen>>
    UrheberSimons, Jan
    Verleger Amsterdam University Press
    Umfang 256 S.
    Schlagworte FWFilmgeschichtsschreibung; Regisseur
    Freie Schlagworte FW Lars von Trier
    Beschreibung "Dogma95 has been heralded as the European alternative to the Hollywood Blockbuster. For many critics and film lovers, Dogma95 and Von Trier's films have become synonymous with the notions usually associated with independent film making: low budgets and realism. Von Trier's approach to film making, however, takes cinema beyond the traditional confines of film aesthetics and radically transposes the practice of film making and film itself right into what has become the paramount genre of new media: games and gaming. Dogma 95, this book argues, is not an exceptional phase in Von Trier's carreer - as it was for his cofounders - but the most explicit formulation of Von Trier's cinematic games aesthetics, that has guided the conception and production of all of his films. The launching of Dogma95 and the infamous Dogma Manifesto was a game; Von Trier redefines the practice of film making as a rule bound activity, he brings forms and structures of games to bear on his films, and he draws some sobering lessons from economic and evolutionary game theory. Von Trier's films can be better understood from the perspective of games studies and game theory than from the point of view of traditional film theory and film aesthetics." (Information des Anbieters)
    Inhaltsverzeichnis/StrukturIntroduction; Manifesto and Modernism; The Name of this Game is Dogma 95; Filming the Game; Virtual Explorations: Journeys to the End of the Night; The Leader of the Game; Between Cinema and Computer; Between Hollywood and Copenhagen; The Name of the Game: Punish or Perish; Notes; Bibliography
    Themen FWFilm>>Biographie, Filmgeschichte; Film>>Theorie, Methodik, Didaktik; Film>>Inszenierung und Regie
    RVK FWAP 44923; AP 45000; AP 45200; AP 51348
    DDC FWPhilosophie, Theorie, Ästhetik; Historische, geografische, personenbezogene Behandlung; Personen
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