Dreamscapes in Italian Cinema

Dreamscapes in Italian Cinema Dreamscapes in Italian Cinema explores different representations of dreams visions hallucinations and hypnagogic states in Italian film culture covering the works of some of the most significant a

  • Title: Dreamscapes in Italian Cinema
  • Author: Francesco Pascuzzi Bryan Cracchiolo Axel Andersson Eleanor Andrews Linda Belau Maria Letizia Bellocchio Fernando Gabriel Berns Anthony Cristiano
  • ISBN: 9781611477818
  • Page: 386
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Dreamscapes in Italian Cinema explores different representations of dreams, visions, hallucinations, and hypnagogic states in Italian film culture, covering the works of some of the most significant auteurs in the history of Italian cinema Fellini, Pasolini, Moretti, Bellocchio, among others Dreams are discussed both in a filmic context, considering the diegetic and forDreamscapes in Italian Cinema explores different representations of dreams, visions, hallucinations, and hypnagogic states in Italian film culture, covering the works of some of the most significant auteurs in the history of Italian cinema Fellini, Pasolini, Moretti, Bellocchio, among others Dreams are discussed both in a filmic context, considering the diegetic and formal techniques employed to construct and represent them, and as allegories or metaphors in a broader cultural, political, and social sense the film industry itself as the proverbial dream factory, and dreams as hopes, aspirations or altogether parallel universes, for example The book covers works released over different decades and spanning multiple genres drama, gothic film, horror, comedy , and it is intended to shed light on a topic that is as suggestive as it is insufficiently studied.

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