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by Gene P. Walz

eBook Canada's Best Features: Critical Essays on 15 Canadian Films (Cross/Cultures) download ISBN: 9042012099
Author: Gene P. Walz
Publisher: Brill/Rodopi (September 10, 2002)
Language: English
Pages: 419
ePub: 1717 kb
Fb2: 1881 kb
Rating: 4.7
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Category: Literature
Subcategory: History and Criticism

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This is the first anthology to focus on Canada's feature films - those . A contextualizing introduction by Professor Gene Walz provides the necessary overview.

This is the first anthology to focus on Canada's feature films - those acknowledged as its very best. The essays offer the latest word on these films and filmmakers, done from a variety of perspectives. Some of the films have never been examined in-depth before. An annotated bibliography of books on the Canadian film industry completes this impressive package.

Canada's Best Features: Critical Essays on 15 Canadian Films. This article about a Canadian writer of non-fiction literature is a stub. Amsterdam and New York: Rodopi. Retrieved 2010-04-26. Artistic and Truly Canadian, written by Fred Haeseker, Calgary Herald, March 26, 1980. Look Out World, It's a Brady Bunch Movie, written by Fred Haeseker, Calgary Herald, February 16, 1995. Leon the Pig Farmer finds His Dream, written by Fred Haeseker, Calgary Herald, February 11, 1994.

Gene Walz provides the reader with an introduction that functions as a fairly detailed road map of Canada's critically .

Gene Walz provides the reader with an introduction that functions as a fairly detailed road map of Canada's critically acclaimed cinema, with various detours and stops along the way. The anthology is structured according to the chronology of film release dates and covers almost thirty years of feature filmmaking in Canada, beginning with Christine Ramsay's revised essay on Coin' Down the Road and ending with grad student/violinist Eluned Jones's essay on The Red Violin. CBF is a reference book, as well as a collection of essays on a somewhat diverse selection of the films Canada can be proud of: what might be our most popular or prestigious cinema.

Reading the book gives important insight into how various cultures see conflict and their various approaches to conflict resolution

He was a senior fellow at the United States Institute of Peace in 1996–97. Series: Cross-Cultural Negotiation Books. Paperback: 172 pages. Publisher: United States Institute of Peace (November 1998). Reading the book gives important insight into how various cultures see conflict and their various approaches to conflict resolution. I would commend the book to anyone who works in a multi-cultural work environment. 4 people found this helpful. Encyclopedia Article. Guy Maddin, Jason Staczek, National Film Board of Canada, Guy Maddin, Winnipeg. Brand upon the Brain! Encyclopedia Article. Careful at the Internet Movie Database. Careful at Rotten Tomatoes. Guy Maddin, Silent film, The Film Company, Jason Staczek, New York Film Festival.

André Loiselle, Michel Brault’s Les Ordres: Documenting the Reality of Experience and the Fiction of History, Canada’s Best Features: Critical Essays on 15 Canadian Films, ed. Eugene P. Walz (Rodopi, 2002); and Cinema as History: Michel Brault and Modern Québec (Wilfrid. Walz (Rodopi, 2002); and Cinema as History: Michel Brault and Modern Québec (Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2007). Michel Coulombe and Marcel Jean, e. Le dictionnaire du cinéma québécois, 4th ed. (2006).

6Gene Walz, Introduction, What is Canadian Cinema? in Gene Walz, Canadaʼs Best Features Critical essays on 15 Canadian films (Amsterdam and New York: Rodopi, 2002), p. xxii. 4 instead for a more classical narrative. 9 Jutraʼs use of dreamlike photography helps to create the mood of an old Québec town.

Long recognized for outstanding National Film Board documentaries and innovative animated movies, Canada has recently emerged from the considerable shadow of the Hollywood elephant with a series of feature films that have captured the attention of audiences around the world.This is the first anthology to focus on Canada's feature films - those acknowledged as its very best.With essays by senior academics and leading scholars from across the country as well as some fresh new voices, Canada's Best Features offers penetrating analyses of fifteen award-winning films. Internationally acclaimed directors David Cronenberg, Atom Egoyan, Denys Arcand, and Claude Jutra are represented here. Noteworthy films include Mon oncle Antoine, often cited as Canada's number one film of all time, such Cannes Festival favourites as Le déclin de l'empire américain and Exotica, and cult films Careful by Guy Maddin and Masala by Srinivas Krishna.The essays offer the latest word on these films and filmmakers, done from a variety of perspectives. Some of the films have never been examined in-depth before. Complete filmographies and bibliographies accompany each essay. A contextualizing introduction by Professor Gene Walz provides the necessary overview. An annotated bibliography of books on the Canadian film industry completes this impressive package.