Book details: INDELIBLE SHADOWS: FILM AND THE HOLOCAUST
$US 100.00
Insdorf, Annette
INDELIBLE SHADOWS: FILM AND THE HOLOCAUST
Imprint: New York; Vintage Books, 1983
Edition: First Edition
Binding: Hardback
Softbound. 8vo. XVII, 234 pages. 24 cm. First edition. From the publishers description: "Investigates some of the profound questions raised by any attempt to create a film based on the Holocaust. How does one make a movie that is both morally just and marketable? ... The book not only provides sensitive readings of individual films but also analyzes more theoretical issues such as the 'truth claims' of the cinematic medium. " With 140 black and white photographic film-stills. “Contents include: Part I. Finding an Appropriate Language: 1. The Hollywood version of the Holocaust 2. Meaningful montage 3. Styles of tension 4. Black humor. Part II. Narrative Strategies: 5. The Jew as child 6. In hiding/onstage 7. Beautiful evasions? 8. The condemned and doomed. Part III. Responses to Nazi Atrocity: 9. Political resistance 10. The ambiguity of identity 11. The new German guilt. Part IV. Shaping Reality: 12. The personal documentary 13. From judgement to illumination. Subjects: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) , in motion pictures. Films. Holocaust. Covers lightly aged, endpages and outer edges lightly soiled, otherwise, clean and fresh. Very good condition. (HOLO2-88-44), HOLO8, wiv0512, art2, ger7, ee2, amr4. (ja)
Stock number:29591.