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Understanding Movies
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Prentice Hall
Publication date July 12, 2005
Pages 579
Binding Paperback
Edition 10 pck
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780132214728
ISBN-10 0132214725
Dimensions 1 by 7.50 by 9.25 in.
Weight 2.15 lbs.
Original list price $92.80
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Helps readers understand how the many languages of film work together to create meaning. Louis Giannetti organizes Understanding Movies around the key elements of filmmaking, including cintematography, Mise en Scène, movement, editing, sound, acting, drama, casting, story, screenwriting, ideology, and theory. He synthesizes every element through a complete case study: Citizen Kane. This book's ideas are illuminated with hundreds of high-quality still photos, more than 70 in full color, taken from movies such as The Matrix, Almost Famous, jackass the movie, Chicago, Lord of the Rings, Mystic River, and Traffic. New in this edition: a full section on contemporary special effects and computer generated imagery (CGI); up-to-the-minute information on new developments in film technology; more coverage of recent films and filmmakers; more ethnic diversity (including new material on the Islamic cinema); and more lavish use of color and high-quality paper. An updated Companion Website contains animations, video clips from interviews with movie professionals, and Research Navigator access to New York Times film reviews. For everyone who wants to understand the artistry and meaning of the movies.

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Paperback
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13 pck unb edition from Prentice Hall (July 3, 2013)
9780205944514 | details & prices | 550 pages | 7.75 × 9.75 × 1.00 in. | 2.00 lbs | List price $155.47
13 edition from Prentice Hall (June 26, 2013)
9780205856169 | details & prices | 550 pages | 7.75 × 9.75 × 0.75 in. | 1.95 lbs | List price $146.80
12 edition from Prentice Hall (January 21, 2010)
9780205737543 | details & prices | 546 pages | 8.25 × 10.25 × 1.00 in. | 2.25 lbs | List price $120.20
11 pap/cdr edition from Allyn & Bacon (June 30, 2007)
9780132347396 | details & prices | 611 pages | 7.25 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 2.10 lbs | List price $105.73
11 edition from Prentice Hall (February 8, 2007)
9780132336994 | details & prices | 611 pages | 7.50 × 9.25 × 1.00 in. | 2.00 lbs | List price $104.40
About: Helps readers understand how the many languages of film work together to create meaning.
The price comparison is for this edition
10 pck edition from Prentice Hall (July 12, 2005)
9780132214728 | details & prices | 579 pages | 7.50 × 9.25 × 1.00 in. | 2.15 lbs | List price $92.80
About: Helps readers understand how the many languages of film work together to create meaning.
Pck edition from Prentice Hall (January 1, 2005)
9780131603363 | details & prices | 7.25 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 2.20 lbs | List price $74.40
About: Helps readers understand how the many languages of film work together to create meaning.
With Melissa Payton | 10 pck edition from Prentice Hall (August 5, 2004)
9780131674103 | details & prices | 7.25 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 2.20 lbs | List price $92.80
10th edition from Prentice Hall (March 24, 2004)
9780131890985 | details & prices | 579 pages | 7.00 × 8.75 × 0.75 in. | 1.95 lbs | List price $92.80
About: Helps readers understand how the many languages of film work together to create meaning.
10 pck edition from Prentice Hall (January 31, 2004)
9780131605992 | details & prices | 7.25 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 2.00 lbs | List price $92.80
About: Helps readers understand how the many languages of film work together to create meaning.
10th edition from Prentice Hall (January 31, 2004)
9789990076004 | details & prices | 7.50 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 1.95 lbs | List price $0.02
9 pck edition from Prentice Hall (June 1, 2001)
9780130726827 | details & prices | 7.00 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 2.35 lbs | List price $61.33
from Prentice Hall (June 1, 2001)
9780130408136 | details & prices | 556 pages | 7.75 × 9.50 × 1.00 in. | 1.90 lbs | List price $67.20
About: Designed to help movie watchers analyze films with precision and technical sophistication, this book focuses on formalism—how the forms of the film (e.
9 pap/cdr edition from Prentice Hall (June 1, 2001)
9780130786067 | details & prices | 7.25 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 2.00 lbs | List price $67.20
9 edition from Prentice Hall (June 1, 2001)
9789990002386 | details & prices | 7.50 × 9.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.95 lbs | List price $0.02
9 edition from Prentice Hall (June 1, 2001)
9789990002423 | details & prices | List price $0.02
9 edition from Prentice Hall (June 1, 2001)
9789990002430 | details & prices | 7.50 × 9.25 × 0.75 in. | 2.05 lbs | List price $0.02
2 edition from Prentice Hall of Canada Ltd (August 1, 2000)
9780130273864 | details & prices | List price $60.95
8 pap/vhs edition from Prentice Hall (April 1, 1999)
9780130255792 | details & prices | 7.50 × 9.25 × 2.00 in. | 2.25 lbs | List price $56.00
8 sub edition from Prentice Hall (July 1, 1998)
9780136465638 | details & prices | 527 pages | 7.25 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 1.80 lbs | List price $56.00
About: An introduction to the art of the film which shows how to analyze any film by using various analytical methods outlined in the book.
With Natsuki Takaya | 7th edition from Prentice Hall (December 1, 1995)
9780131908369 | details & prices | 527 pages | 7.50 × 9.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.80 lbs | List price $49.00
This edition also contains Fruits Basket 9, Fruits Basket 9, Fruits Basket 9
With Amy Clarke Moore | 6th edition from Prentice Hall (January 1, 1993)
9780139537950 | details & prices | 7.50 × 9.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.70 lbs | List price $34.00
This edition also contains All New Homespun Handknit: 25 Small Projects to Knit With Handspun Yarn

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