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Stanley Kubrick: Seven Films Analyzed Library Binding – February, 2001

ISBN-13: 978-0786408702 ISBN-10: 0786408707

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Product Details

  • Library Binding: 368 pages
  • Publisher: McFarland & Company (February 2001)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0786408707
  • ISBN-13: 978-0786408702
  • Product Dimensions: 9.2 x 5.8 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.3 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #8,631,336 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"the essays represent film scholarship at its best with the author writing in-depth on each of the films...important"--Classic Images

About the Author

Randy Rasmussen is the author of Children of the Night: The Six Archetypal Characters of Classic Horror Films (1998, $38.50) He lives in Grand Forks, North Dakota.

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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful By robb0117 on August 20, 2001
Format: Library Binding
This is almost an academic text that examines every possible nook and cranny of Kubrick's last seven films (Strangelove, 2001, Clockwork, Lyndon, Shining, Full Metal and Eyes Wide Shut). Though certain technical and historical aspects are noted, Rasmussen focuses on the stories, themes and concepts of the films themselves. Each film is given its own chapter where an almost scene by scene analysis dissects their unique symbolic elements, psychological themes and aesthetic qualities. "Stanley Kubrick : 7 Films Analyzed" is either a great companion for admirers, or a 'skeleton key' for those that never fully understood what made Kubrick such a important figure in modern cinema.
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