El Libro del Cine (Big Ideas) (Hardcover)


DK, 9781465471710, 352pp.

Publication Date: November 28, 2017

List Price: 25.00*
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Profiles 100 of the best movies ever made throughout the world, from classic 1930s film noir and Hollywood romance to international art-house and 21st-century sci-fi.

Unforgettable quotes, film stills, and original posters and memorabilia transport you to the world of each film in The Movie Book, while narrative timelines and infographics explore central themes, characters, actors, and directors. Relive classics of the silent era, such as Nosferatu, along with wartime greats like Casablanca, transformative New Wave films such as Lawrence of Arabia and Easy Rider, and modern masterpieces like Do the Right Thing, City of God, and Gravity. Each movie is placed in the broader context of the industry and its key players, making it an invaluable resource for any film fanatic.

Series Overview: The Big Ideas Simply Explained series uses creative design and innovative graphics, along with straightforward and engaging writing, to make complex subjects easier to understand. These award-winning books provide just the information needed for students, families, or anyone interested in concise, thought-provoking refreshers on a single subject.

¿Cambió Chinatown las reglas del género negro? ¿Qué significó para el cine la estructura episódica de Pulp Fiction? ¿Cómo afectan en Rashomon los múltiples puntos de vista a la realidad? Este libro responde a un sinfín de preguntas en torno al cine, pasando revista a las mejores películas que ha originado el séptimo arte a lo largo de los últimos cien años. Con un lenguaje claro, carteles de época, fotogramas de filmes emblemáticos y originales infografías, El libro del cine explora los personajes, las tramas y los temas de más de cien películas que han dejado huella más allá de la gran pantalla. Tanto el devorador de cine como el espectador ocasional hallarán en este libro una nueva perspectiva de sus obras preferidas y descubrirán tesoros cinematográficos que no querrán perderse.

Descripción general de la serie: La galardonada serie ​Grandes Ideas​ explica temas complejos de un modo fácil de entender mediante explicaciones claras y alejándose del academicismo tradicional. Su creativo diseño y los gráficos innovadores que acompañan al texto hacen de esta serie una introducción perfecta a una gran diversidad de materias para toda la familia.

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