The course examines the major developments in postwar European cinema through a detailed study of representative films by a number of key European filmmakers. Directors studied will include Ingmar Bergman, Roman Polanski, Federico Fellini, Luis Bunuel, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Andrei Tarkovsky, Werrner Herzog, and Krzysztof Kieslowski. The films will be examined in their historical and social context as well as in relation to their director's particular aesthetic and thematic preoccupations.The course is specifically intended to function as the aesthetic counterpart to European Cinemas, European Societies FILM2003 but it may also be taken on its own as a general survey of the major European auteurs.The course is specifically intended to function as the aesthetic counterpart of European Cinemas, European Societies FILM2003 but it may also be taken on its own as a general survey of the major European auteurs.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:On successfully completing this course students will have acquired the ability to:
- Identify and characterisemajor developments in postwar European cinema
- Critically appraise and relate the distinctive stylistic characteristics of the directors studied
- Distinguish European filmmaking from the dominant Hollywood paradigm
- Carry out meaningful close analysis of cinematic texts
- One 2,000 word essay (50%) – Learning outcomes1, 2, 3, 4
- One 10-15 minute tutorial presentationon one of the films/directors(10%) – Learning outcomes 2, 4
- One final two-hour examination (40%) –Learning outcomes 2,4.
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WorkloadOne 1-hour lecture, one 1-hour tutorial/seminar and a 2-hour screening and an additional 6 hours of private study per week.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|3258||20 Jul 2015||07 Aug 2015||31 Aug 2015||30 Oct 2015||In Person||N/A|