Jacques Tourneur: The Cinema of Nightfall, by Chris Fujiwara. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, Trade paper, $, pp. At least three of director Jacques Tourneur’s films–Cat People, I Walked with a Zombie and The Leopard Man–are recognized as horror classics. Yet his. In Jacques Tourneur: The Cinema of Nightfall, the first in-depth exploration of Tourneur’s career, Chris Fujiwara offers a detailed film-by-film analysis of the.
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The Cinema of Nightfall, the first in-depth exploration of Tourneur’s career, Chris Fujiwara offers a detailed film-by-film analysis of the director’s four French films, his 20 MGM shorts, and his 29 studio productions, as well as his work in television.
While Tourneur worked within the language of the Hollywood cinema he often challenged its basic precepts. And his film Out of the Past is still acknowledged as the quintessential film noir.
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An invaluable text for studying Tourneur and auteurism in general. Books by Chris Fujiwara.
Beth Ann marked it as to-read Aug 04, David Brown marked it as to-read Dec 07, As Fujiwara shows, mystery, sensuality, and a deliberately restrained expressionism were the hallmarks of Tourneur’s style, which frequently overcame the difficult circumstances in which he worked. The study also contains the credits for all of his films, including the French films, the short films he made for MGM between anda short made for the U.
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Wikimedia Italia added it Dec 31, Yet Tourneur himself remains underappreciated and his contribution to cinema history neglected. Eddie Watkins marked it as to-read Mar 18, Jason Manford added it Aug 27, Tim Evanson rated it it was amazing Cinwma 02, The entries, over 86, by my reckoning, are arranged in a cineka format: The Cinema of Nightfall by Chris Fujiwara.
Chris Fujiwara, Jacques Tourneur. Robert Dunbar rated it really liked it Jun 17, Tourneur and Lewton were never to achieve such box office success again.
I have been waiting many years to write that. Included are a detailed bibliography and filmography, along with photos. Informative and immensely readable, this book provides an insightful and comprehensive study jacquees an important and unjustly forgotten director.
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