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This inspired me to finally see the film and I found it to be a powerful, classic film.
– M (BFI Film Classics) by Anton Kaes
Anton Kaes, a Chancellor’s Professor of German and Film Studies at the University of California Berkeley, looks at the film in the context of its cultural history and analyzes the books social and symbolic energy.
In Chapter Four “Before the Law” the finals acts and conclusion of the film are discussed in context of things that were going on at the time. No current Talk conversations about this book.
In this groundbreaking book, Anton Kaes reconnects M ‘s much-studied formal brilliance to its significance as an event in Germany, recapturing the film’s extraordinary social and symbolic energy. Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you’ll like this book.
Other books in this series. Wikipedia in English None. Lang considered it his most lasting work. Back cover copy Fritz Lang’s “M” is an undisputed classic of world cinema.
May 21, Patrick McCoy jaes it really liked it Shelves: The Birds Camille Paglia. But it’s a really accessible and easy approach to the film that picks the scenes apart really well.
9780851703701 – M (BFI Film Classics) by Anton Kaes
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From inside the book. To ask other readers questions about Mplease sign up. Peter Lorre’s extraordinary performance as the childlike misfit Hans Beckert was one of the most striking of film debuts, and it made him an international star.
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CDs, access codes etc Lang’s vision of a city gripped with fear, haunted by surveillance and total mobillization, is still remarkably powerful today. La Jetee Chris Darke. Peter Lorre Fritz Lang. Seven Samurai Joan Mellen.
M by Anton Kaes
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Interweaving close reading with cultural history, Anton Kaes reconstitutes M as a modernist artwork. Looking for beautiful books?