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Film Studies: The Basics

Film Studies: The Basics
Author: Amy Villarejo
ISBN 13: 9780415361392
ISBN 10: 415361397
Edition: New Ed
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: 2006-11-02
Format: Paperback
Pages: 184
List Price: $21.95

This engaging and accessible introduction explores the intricacies of the film world to show how anyone can gain a broader understanding and a more pleasurable experience of film.

Addressing general questions about why and how to study film, topics discussed include:
• *the movie industry, from Hollywood to Bollywood
• *who does what on a film set
• *the history, the technology and the art of cinema
• *theories of stardom, genre and film-making.

Including illustrations and examples from an international range of films drawn from over a century of movie-making and a glossary of terms for ease of reference, Film Studies: The Basics is a must-have guide for any film student or fan.