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Author Torlasco, Domietta, 1968-

Title The Time of the Crime : Phenomenology, Psychoanalysis, Italian Film
Published Palo Alto : Stanford University Press, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (146 pages)
Contents Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. The Scene of the Crime; "X Marks the Spot"; Blow-up: Returning to the Scene of Perspective; The Passenger: Vanishing; 2. Desiring Death; Intermittence; The Night Porter: The Metamorphosis of the Crime Scene; The Detective and the Witness; 3 Seeing Time; Skins of Color; Oedipus Rex: The Depth of the Crime Scene; The Face and the Landscape; 4. Twilight; The Line and the Labyrinth; The Spider's Stratagem: The Truth of the Crime Scene; Notes; Index
Summary The Time of the Crime explores the undoing of the detective genre in the Italian art cinema of the sixties and seventies, using an approach that combines psychoanalysis, phenomenology, and aesthetics to redefine the task of film criticism
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Subject Detective and mystery films -- Italy -- History and criticism.
Time in motion pictures.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0804786771
9780804786775