In formulating a notion of filmic reality, The Reality of Film offers a novel way of understanding our relationship to cinema. It argues that cinema need not be understood in terms of its capacities to refer to, reproduce or represent reality, but should be understood in terms of the kinds of realities it has the ability to create.
Intro Copyright Contents List of illustrations Acknowledgements Introduction: On the reality of film 1 Beyond political modernism 2 Realism, reality and authenticity 3 The imaginary as filmic reality 4 A reality beyond imagining 5 Cinema produces reality 6 Filmic reality and ideological fantasy 7 Filmic reality and the aesthetic regime Afterword Notes References Index.
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Print version: Rushton, Richard The Reality of Film