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Cinematic Journeys

Film and Movement

Dimitris Eleftheriotis

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Cinematic Journeys explores the interconnected histories, theories and aesthetics of mobile vision and cinematic movement. It traces the links between certain types of movement of/in the frame and broader cultural trends that have historically informed Western sensibilities. It contextualises that genealogy with detailed analysis of contemporary and recent 'travel films' as well as older works.

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Contents

PART I: AESTHETICS OF MOVEMENT
1. Introduction: movement, cinema and modernity
2. Theorising movement
3. Bodies in motion and movements of discovery and revelation
PART II: NARRATIVES OF JOURNEYS AND DISPLACEMENT
4. The European Cosmopolitan films of the 1950s & 60s
5. Diasporic Films
6. The Road Movie
PART III: MOVING AGENTS
7. Exilic directors
8. Films abroad
9. The spectator of the 'foreign film'.

About the Author

Dimitris Eleftheriotis is a Reader in Film and Television Studies at the University of Glasgow. He has published widely on various aspects of European cinema, film theory and transnational cinema.