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Author Grace, Pamela
Title The Religious Film : Christianity and the Hagiopic
Imprint Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2009
©2009
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (194 pages)
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computer c rdamedia
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Series New Approaches to Film Genre Ser
New Approaches to Film Genre Ser
Note THE RELIGIOUS FILM -- CONTENTS -- LIST OF FIGURES -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION The Religious Film and the Hagiopic -- CHAPTER 2 HISTORICAL OVERVIEW -- CHAPTER 3 CRITICAL OVERVIEW -- CHAPTER 4 KING OF KINGS (1961) Spectacle and Anti-Spectacle -- CHAPTER 5 THE SONG OF BERNADETTE (1943) The Religious Comfort Film -- CHAPTER 6 JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR (1973) AND JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR (2000) The Religious Musical -- CHAPTER 7 THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO MATTHEW (1964) AND JESUS OF MONTREAL (1989) The Alternative Hagiopic -- CHAPTER 8 THE PASSION OF JOAN OF ARC (1928) AND THE MESSENGER: THE STORY OF JOAN OF ARC (1999) Transcendence and Exploitation -- CHAPTER 9 THE LAST TEMPTATION OF CHRIST (1988) AND THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST (2004) The Sacrificial Hagiopic -- NOTES -- BIBLIOGRAPHY -- INDEX
From The Gospel According to Matthew to Jesus Christ Superstar, from The Passion of Joan of Arc to The Last Temptation of Christ and Jesus of Montreal, The Religious Film captures the glory, gore, and centrality of this important genre. A short, accessible introduction to religious film, exploring the genre as spectacle, as musical, and as controversy Examines the historical, cultural and critical background for religious films from the silent era through to the present day Introduces the complexities and characteristics of this iconic genre of film, including common sounds and images, and the values that most traditional films of this kind uphold
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Grace, Pamela The Religious Film : Christianity and the Hagiopic Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated,c2009 9781405160261
Subject Religious films -- History and criticism.;Religion in motion pictures
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