Film Architecture: Set Designs from Metropolis to Blade Runner
Dietrich Neumann, Donald Albrecht
Prestel Verlag GmbH + Company, 1999 - Architecture - 207 pages
Through a series of contributions from major scholars, Film Architecture Set Designs from -Metropolis- to -Blade Runner- examines the architectural element in films, including a look at the original set designs used by filmmakers across Europe and the United States. The book begins with medievalizing, expressionistic, and psychological sets for films such as The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari and Algol, and moves on to experimental depictions of the anticipated modern city in such films as Asphalt and Sunrise and the dark view of the future in Metropolis.
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Review: Film Architecture: From Metropolis to Blade RunnerUser Review - Andrew - Goodreads
This is a very heavy going book there are no two ways about it. There are essays about film making and architecture which are either reproductions of an exhibition on the subject or are notes and ... Read full review