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Jacques Tourneur: The Cinema of Nightfall, by Chris Fujiwara. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, Trade paper, $, pp. At least three of director Jacques Tourneur’s films–Cat People, I Walked with a Zombie and The Leopard Man–are recognized as horror classics. Yet his. In Jacques Tourneur: The Cinema of Nightfall, the first in-depth exploration of Tourneur’s career, Chris Fujiwara offers a detailed film-by-film analysis of the.

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Jacques Tourneur: The Cinema of Nightfall by Chris Fujiwara

Alex Hansen added it Aug 24, Some of the material here is more for the academic specialist than the casual fan, but the latter will still find much of interest. One of the intriguing things about these results is the wide range of prices realized on the same poster from different venues.

Balaji Venkataraman rated it really liked it Aug 17, Brian Hauser marked it as to-read Oct 16, Tosh marked it as to-read Jun 29, Brendan marked it as to-read Sep 15, John Doll rated it really liked it Nov 08, Jason Coffman rated it it was amazing Nov 16, Zachary added it Sep 26, It was lost in all those surging masses. This film re-worked a familiar Tourneurian dilemma: Allan Maurer rated it liked it Dec 01, After this scene, they never come together again.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Open Preview See a Problem? Yet Tourneur himself remains underappreciated and his contribution to cinema history neglected. Refresh and try again. The Cinema of Nightfall, the first in-depth exploration of Tourneur’s career, Chris Fujiwara offers a detailed film-by-film analysis of the director’s four French films, his 20 MGM shorts, and his 29 studio productions, as well as his work in television.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Ghostman rated it it was amazing Oct 25, After failing to make much impact as an actor in Hollywood in the s he left America to work with his father who was shooting a film in Berlin. Working in a variety of genres, from Westerns Canyon Passage and spy films Berlin Express to swashbucklers The Flame and the Arrow and melodramas Experiment PerilousTourneur imposed a personal cinematic vision that emphasized uncertainty and ambiguity.

And his film Out of the Past is still acknowledged as the quintessential film noir.

Jacques Tourneur: The Cinema of Nightfall

The Cinema of Nightfall. Jason Manford added it Aug 27, University of Minnesota Press, Fall Tourneur and Lewton tourrneur never to achieve such box office success again.

Johns Hopkins University Press, Cassandra Troyan marked it as to-read Nov 25, This seems especially important at a time when large numbers of films continue to disappear and digital technologies threaten to overtake celluloid as the moving-image medium of choice.

As Fujiwara shows, mystery, sensuality, and a deliberately restrained expressionism were the hallmarks of Tourneur’s style, which frequently overcame the difficult circumstances in which he worked.

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Included in the feast are ciema and photographs. As Fujiwara shows, mystery, sensuality, and a deliberately restrained expressionism were the hallmarks of Tourneur’s style, which frequently overcame the difficult circumstances in which he worked.

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Claco marked it as to-read Jul 23, Bill Bryant rated it liked it May 11, While Tourneur worked within the language of the Hollywood cinema he often challenged its basic precepts.

Jacques Cinema of Nightfall

The Cinema of Nightfall, the first nihgtfall exploration of Tourneur’s career, Chris Fujiwara offers a detailed film-by-film analysis of the director’s four French films, his 20 MGM shorts, and his 29 studio productions, as well as his work in television.

Entry 82 is, at first glance, one of the most obscure of this frequently obscure series. Movie Poster Price Almanac: Fujiwara devotes meaty individual chapters to each of the features, with a close reading and critical analysis leavened with production data and contextualizing commentary. Informative and immensely readable, this book provides pf insightful and comprehensive study of an important and unjustly forgotten director.

And his film Ou “Tourneur was a great director, nighfall deserving of the thoroughly researched and perceptive treatment he receives from Chris Fujiwara. The study also contains the credits for all of his films, including the French films, the short nighhtfall he made for MGM between anda short made for the U. Robert Dunbar rated it really liked it Jun 17, Joris van Laarhoven marked it as to-read Sep 20, Return to Book Page.