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Close-Up: Great Cinematic Performances Volume 2: International

Murray Pomerance and Kyle Stevens

Abstract

This two-volume set presents detailed interpretations of singular performances by several of the most compelling actors in cinema history, asking in many different and complementary ways what makes performance meaningful, how it reflects a director's style, as well as how it contributes to the development of national cinemas and cultures. Whether noting the precise ways actors shape film narrative, achieve emotional effect, or move toward political subversion, the essays in these books innovate new approaches to studying screen performance as an art form and cultural force. This second volume ... More

Keywords: Performance, Acting, Screen Acting, Cinema History, Film Studies, Celebrity, Film Theory, Stardom, Authorship Studies

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781474417037
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2020 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417037.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Murray Pomerance, editor

Kyle Stevens, editor
Appalachian State University

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Close-up: great international performances

Kyle Stevens and Murray Pomerance

Chapter 5 Peter Lorre in M

Janet Bergstrom

Chapter 23 Choi Min-sik in Oldboy

Hye Seung Chung and David Scott Diffrient