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9780851703701 – M (BFI Film Classics) by Anton Kaes

Chad rated it it was amazing May 01, M speaks to us as a timeless classic, but also as a Weimar film that has too often been isolated from its political and cultural context. Other books in the series. British Film Kaea, Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Our Day return guarantee still applies.

This is a meticulous analysis of Berlin and the Brechtian daimon of Peter Lorre. The historical context for the film that’s the book’s other concern is equally valuable. Are you a ahton reader or book collector?


La Jetee Chris Darke. Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you’ll like this book. Steve rated it really liked it Aug 03, Wikipedia in English None. He is the author of From Hitler to Heimat: Interweaving close reading with cultural history, Anton Kaes reconstitutes M as a modernist artwork.

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Published February 26th by British Film Institute. Try adding this search to your want list. Peter Lorre’s extraordinary performance as the childlike misfit Hans Beckert was one of the most striking of film debuts, and it made him an international star.

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Lang’s vision of a city gripped with fear, haunted by surveillance and total mobillization, is still remarkably powerful today. Sep 25, Jessica Tyler rated it really liked it. Kaes is looking at the film as a reflection of the time, addressing Fascism and the idea of total mobilization, among other things. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.


Add to Your books. But read this boo A superb analysis of Lang’s film and its Weimar era German context. Best of all, akes free.

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Millions of books are added to our site everyday and when we find one that matches your search, we’ll send you an e-mail. The book is divided into six ,aes. Sign up to receive offers and updates: I’m more keen on the Mabuse antno but Kaes does such a good job here it reveals the strengths in Lang’s cinema generally. In this groundbreaking book, Anton Kaes reconnects “M”‘s much-studied formal brilliance to its significance as an event in Germany, recapturing the film’s extraordinary social and symbolic energy.

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