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Mike Leigh

Mike Leigh( )
Author: O'Sullivan, Sean
Series title:Contemporary Film Directors Ser.
ISBN:978-0-252-03638-5
Publication Date:Aug 2011
Publisher:University of Illinois Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $207.00
Book Description:

In this much needed examination of Mike Leigh, Sean O'Sullivan reclaims the British director as a practicing theorist--a filmmaker deeply invested in cinema's formal, conceptual, and narrative dimensions. In contrast with Leigh's prevailing reputation as a straightforward crafter of social realist movies, O'Sullivan illuminates the visual tropes and storytelling investigations that position Leigh as an experimental filmmaker who uses the art and artifice of cinema to frame tales of the...
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Book Details
Pages:184
Detailed Subjects: Performing Arts / Individual Director
Performing Arts / Film / History & Criticism
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):13.97 x 20.955 x 1.778 cm



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