From Shortbus to Shame and from Oldboy to Irreversible, film festival premieres regularly make international headlines for their shockingly graphic depictions of sex and violence. Extreme Cinema draws from interviews with film festival programmers, distributors, critics, and directors to demonstrate how these seemingly transgressive films actually operate within a strict set of codes and conventions, translating global notoriety into success within a competitive marketplace, and perpetuating a system that runs on provocation.
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|Size: ||36.0 MB|
|Publisher: ||Rutgers University Press|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||9780813576527 (DRM-PDF)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|
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