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Author Cooke, Paul

Title ""The Lives of Others"" and Contemporary German Film : a Companion
Published Berlin : De Gruyter, 2013


Description 1 online resource (304 pages)
Series Companions to Contemporary German Culture ; v. 2
Companions to contemporary German culture.
Contents Acknowledgements; Introduction. The Lives of Others and Contemporary German Film; I. Making the Film; Introduced by Christopher Young; Chapter One. Seeing a Film Before You Make It; Chapter Two. Wiesler's Turn to Dissidence and the History behind the Film; Chapter Three. The Lives of Others, the New Matrix of Production and the Profitable Past; Chapter Four. A Historical Sort of Stardom: Casting, Ulrich Mühe and The Lives of Others' Authenticity Problem; II. Re-positioning the Film; Chapter Five. Fear and (Self- )Loathing in East Berlin: Gender and Melodrama in The Lives of Others
Chapter Six. Der Tangospieler Coming in from the Cold Once and for All? The Lives of Others as Cold War Spy filmChapter Seven. The Lives of Others: Screenplay as Literature and the Literary Film; Chapter Eight. International 'Auditorism': The Postnational Politics of Interpretation of von Donnersmarck's The Lives of Others; III. Beyond the Film; Chapter Nine. The Sounds of Others; Chapter Ten. On the Lives of Objects; Chapter Eleven. Von Donnersmarck's Dialogue with Hollywood: from The Lives of Others to The Tourist (2010)
Chapter Twelve. The Lives of Others: The History of Heritage and the Rhetoric of ConsensusBibliography; Film Credits; Illustrations; Contributors; Index
Summary This volume will offer the first book-length academic investigation of Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck's Oscar-winning film The Lives of Others (2006). The aim of this edited collection is twofold. On the one hand, it will offer new insight into one of the most successful German films of the past two decades placing The Lives of Others within its wider historical, political, aesthetic and industrial context. On the other, it will offer this group of scholars, which includes many of the leading international figures in the field, opportunity to make a series of interventions on the state of co
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-271) and index
Notes In English
Print version record
SUBJECT Leben der Anderen (Motion picture)
Leben der Anderen (Motion picture) fast
Das Leben der anderen gnd
Subject Motion pictures -- Germany -- History -- 21st century
Culture in motion pictures.
Performing Arts.
Culture in motion pictures
Motion pictures
Performing Arts.
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2013015798
ISBN 9783110268478