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The Age of Gold: Surrealist Cinema Robert Short

The Age of Gold: Surrealist Cinema

Robert Short

Published April 15th 2003
ISBN : 9781840680591
Paperback
188 pages
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Spiralling out of the Surrealist movement alongside the art, photography and manifestos, were a number of experimental films, notably Salvador Dali and Luis Bunuels Un Chien Andalou and LAge dOr. The Age of Gold revisits these two seminalMoreSpiralling out of the Surrealist movement alongside the art, photography and manifestos, were a number of experimental films, notably Salvador Dali and Luis Bunuels Un Chien Andalou and LAge dOr. The Age of Gold revisits these two seminal films and explores their making, themes and images, the scandal and riots that accompanied their release, and their impact and influence on modern-day cinema.Fully illustrated throughout, The Age of Gold also documents the cinematic theories of Antonin Artaud and traces the parallels in avant-garde and Dadaist film-including the work of Hans Richter, Marcel Duchamp and Man Ray.Robert Short is a lecturer at the -University of East Anglia, England. Previous publications include Hans Bellmer, Surrealism: Permanent Revelation and Dada & Surrealism.