A Companion to Michael Haneke

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Roy Grundmann
John Wiley & Sons, Feb 4, 2010 - Performing Arts - 656 pages
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A Companion to Michael Haneke is a definitive collection of newly-commissioned work that covers Haneke's body of work in its entirety, catering to students and scholars of Haneke at a time when interest in the director and his work is soaring.
  • Introduces one of the most important directors to have emerged on the global cinema scene in the past fifteen years
  • Includes exclusive interviews with Michael Haneke, including an interview discussion of The White Ribbon
  • Considers themes, topics, and subjects that have formed the nucleus of the director's life's work: the fate of European cinema, Haneke in Hollywood, pornography, alienation, citizenship, colonialism, and the gaze of surveillance
  • Features critical examinations of La Pianiste, Time of the Wolf, Three Paths to the Lake and Caché, amongst others

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PART I Critical and Topical Approaches to Hanekes Cinema
PART II The Television Films
PART III The GermanLanguage Theatrical Features
PART IV The FrenchLanguage Theatrical Features
PART V Michael Haneke Speaks

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Roy Grundmann is Associate Professor of Film Studies, and Film Studies Program Director in the Department of Film and Television, Boston University. He is co-editor of the four-volume Blackwell History of American Film.

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